Course Catalog

Golden Gate University offers degree and certificate programs at four teaching centers and online.

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NUMBER COURSE TITLE
PR 334
MANAGING PUBLIC ISSUES: CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

Examines the techniques for monitoring social issues, as well as the role public relations plays as a management function to advise and guide upper management in the organizational decision-making process. Students will learn about environmental scanning, stakeholder analysis and issue management, and will gain knowledge of programs and methods for establishing and maintaining proactive relationships with community and governmental organizations.

Prerequisite: PR 320. Students must pass the Graduate Writing Proficiency Exam or complete ENGL 201 Graduate Writing with a grade of B or better before registering for this course., Units: 3

PR 396
SELECTED TOPICS IN PUBLIC RELATIONS

Addresses significant, topical and practical problems, issues and theories in public relations. Topics are compiled and selected by the department chair. This course may be taken more than once, provided the same topic is not repeated.

Prerequisite: PR 320. Other prerequisites will vary based on topic. Students must pass the Graduate Writing Proficiency Exam or complete ENGL 201 Graduate Writing with a grade of B or better before registering for this course., Units: 1 - 3

PR 398
INTERNSHIP: PUBLIC RELATIONS

Offers students the opportunity to receive graduate-level work experience in public relations. They are responsible for their own placement in an internship approved by the department chair. A written internship proposal is required before consideration for this course. A written report is required upon completion of the internship.

Prerequisite: At least 15 units completed in the advanced program and permission of the department chair., Units: 3 , Offered: Fall 2018 , Summer 2018 , Spring 2018

PR 399
DIRECTED STUDY

Provides an opportunity for the advanced student with a specific project in mind to do reading in a focused area and to prepare a substantial paper under the direction of a faculty member. Only one directed study course may be taken for credit toward a masters degree.

Prerequisite: Completion of six courses in the advanced Public Relations program, consent of the department., Units: 1 - 3