English Public Relations (EPR)

EPR 316  Internship In Public Relations     Credits: 2-6

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Practical application of public relations skills in a professional setting; correlates academic preparation with supervision in a work experience (thirty clock hours of work for each hour of credit). May be repeated for a total of 12 credit hours. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing and departmental approval.

EPR 401  Senior Portfolio     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Workshop class for graduating seniors which includes resume and job search preparation in addition to compiling a passing graduation portfolio consisting of a resume, cover letter, and writings from major courses. Required for the BA / English Public Relations majors. Must be completed during the semester of graduation, except for summer graduates who must complete the course in the spring semester prior to graduation. Graded pass/fail.

EPR 422  Public Relations Writing     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Spring.

Course Description: This workshop course emphasizes audience analysis, writing, editing, and producing public relations documents. Where possible, students will complete practical hands-on projects that reflect theoretical foundations presented in COM 415. LAS Writing; LAS Computer Literacy. Prerequisite(s): JOU 202, ETC 326, and COM 415, or departmental approval.