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 California State University, Fullerton

Public Relations

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a concentration in the Department of Communications



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The Public Relations concentration provides preparation in both theory and practice of two-way communication and management counsel for prospective professional public relations careers in business, industry, education, agency, government, and nonprofit sectors of society. The program is well respected throughout the country and holds the Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) through the Public Relations Society of America.

Students interested in declaring a Minor in Public Relations should see the Communications Department Minors web page.

Checklist & Advisors

Students should follow the Public Relations Concentration checklist when registering for classes. See an advisor during your junior and senior years for guidance.


Concentration Faculty Adviser Checklist

Student Associations: Public Relations Student Society of America, International Association of Business Communicators 

Questions about the PR concentration may be directed to:

Dr. Doug Swanson, APR

Concentration Faculty: Dennis Gaschen, Dean Kazoleas, Cynthia King, Gail Love, Andi Stein, Doug Swanson, Diane Witmer

Office Hours: see the directory of office hours