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Graduation Map: Public Relations, AS-LAS for Transfer to HU (Harding University) BA in Public Relations


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About This Degree


Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Roger Fox (Roger.Fox@np.edu)  501.760.4270

  • This curriculum* is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the Harding University (HU) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

HU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional HU admittance requirements for this program:

  • HU will maintain exclusive responsibility for admission
  • The student must meet all criteria required for undergraduate admission to HU.
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences at NPC, with at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Students must meet all degree-specific criteria to be admitted to a degree program that requires admission.

Contact the NPUC Transfer Coordinator for special HU Transfer Scholarship information for NPC transfer students

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

 

How to Use the Graduation Map


Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Semester 2 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 3 - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 4 - Spring (15 credit hours)


60 Credit Hours


See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining HU courses - Public Relations


Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours

BOLD

3020

Old Testament Story and Vision

3

BNEW

3020

New Testament Story and Vision

3

 

 

Bible Electives (upper-level BNEW or BOLD)

2

COMM

3200

Communication Theory

3

COMM

4120

Communication Law

3

COMM

4150

Communication Research Methods

3

COMM

4550

Communication Ethics and Scripture

3

COMM

COMM

1400-1401

1410-1411

Radio Practicum or

TV Practicum

1

COMM

1930

Introduction to Public Relations

3

COMM

2000

Media Software Tools

3

COMM

2310

Print News Writing

3

COMM

2420-2421

Newspaper Practicum

1

COMM

2430-2431

Yearbook Practicum

1

COMM

2950

Internship Preparation

1

COMM

3020

Copy Editing

3

COMM

3350

Multimedia Storytelling

3

COMM

MKTG

3380

3490

Digital Media Strategies or

Electronic Marketing

3

COMM

3590

Media Graphics

3

COMM

COMM

COMM

COMM

3610

3620

3630

3650

Nonverbal and Cross Cultural Communication or

Small Group and Organizational Communication or

Argumentation and Persuasion or

Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM

3670-3672

Communication Internship

1-6

COMM

3830

Public Relations Tactics

3

COMM

3940

Public Relations Case Studies

3

COMM

4360

Public Relations Campaigns

3

COMM

4510

Senior Seminar

1

MKTG

2400

Principles of Marketing

3

 

 

Remaining Bible/Electives

 1-6

Total HU Credit Hours:

68

Total Credit Hours:

128

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: August, 2021

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