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Courses

Many public relations courses can now be taken as electives; courses run throughout the year on the Surrey and Richmond campuses.

The 60-credit Public Relations Diploma program consists of the following courses :

Business Courses (9 credits):

  • BUSI 1215 Organizational Communication
  • BUSE 2390 Business Law
  • MRKT 1199 Introduction to Marketing

Program Courses (30 credits):

1000-LEVEL PR COURSES 2000-level PR COURSES
  • PRLN 1110 Design & Production for Public Relations
  • PRLN 1120 Writing for Public Relations
  • PRLN 1150 Introduction to Public Relations
  • PRLN 1160 Media & Influencer Relations
  • PRLN 1170 Public Relations Research & Evaluation
  • PRLN 2010 Social Media for Public Relations
  • PRLN 2120 PR Campaign & Event Management
  • PRLN 2130 Community & Stakeholder Engagement
  • PRLN 2310 Crisis Communications & Issues Management
  • PRLN 2441 Organizational Communications & Culture

Breadth Education Courses (21 credits):

  • BUSI 1110 Fundamentals of Business in Canada
  • ENGL 1100 Introduction to University Writing
  • CMNS 1140 Introduction to Professional Communications
  • INDG 1100 Introduction to Indigenous Studies
  • PHIL 3033 Business Ethics
  • General Elective (3 credits from any courses at the 1100 level or higher)
  • Quantitative Requirement (3 credits from KPU list of approved Quantitative Courses)