Public Relations | LSU Majors

Public Relations

You are interested in the role that communication plays in image building, and want to help shape the message.

About Public Relations 

In a day of work, public relations professionals can move from writing a news release to planning a product launch to countering a negative story in the media. Learn how to implement strategic communication tactics to build and maintain relationships between individuals, organizations, or companies and their various publics.

Possible Careers

  • Communications Director
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Relations Representative/Manager 

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • Application required
  • One full-time semester completed at LSU
  • 3.0 GPA overall
  • Grade of "B" or better in MC 2010 (Media Writing)

Senior College

Manship School of Mass Communication


Mass Communication


B.A.M.C., Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Communication:  High Intensity
  • Writing:  High Intensity
  • History & Law:  Medium Intensity
  • Business & Economics: Low Intensity
  • Electives:  Low Intensity
  • Foreign Language:  Low Intensity
  • Math:  Low Intensity
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