2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

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


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 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

HU Transfer Scholarship 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.

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

 

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours


Public Relations Core - 25 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 Courses to be Completed at HU - Public Relations: 68 Credit Hours


Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours

BOLD

3020

Old Testament Story and Vision

3

BNEW

3020

New Testament Story and Vision

3

BOLD/BNEW

 

Textual Electives

3

BUS 2510 Personal Finance for College Students 1

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 Communication or

Small Group and Organizational Communication or

Argumentation and Persuasion or

Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM

3670-3673

Communication Internship

0-2

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

6

Total HU Credit Hours:

68

Total Credit Hours:

128


Harding University students are required to graduate with a minimum of 45 upper level hours (courses numbered 3000 to 4999). Remaining Minor/Bible/Electives may need to be completed as upper-level hours.
 
Academic Year: 2023-2024
Revised: March, 2023