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Youngstown State University students are invited to enhance their educational experience with a minor in Advertising/Public Relations.  Advertising and public relations is the study of communications by organizations to their various audiences, public image and to a large extent sales. The minor in Advertising/Public Relations can be met by completing the following requirements:

Required Courses
ADV 3710Basic Public Relations3
ADV 3711Marketing Communications3
ADV 3712Creative Strategies in IMC3
ADV 4855IMC Campaigns3
Advertising/Marketing Courses (6 SH)
Select two of the following:6
Media Planning and Buying
Professional Selling
Interactive Marketing
Total Semester Hours18

Students interested in declaring a minor in Advertising/Public Relations need to complete an Intra University Transfer Request form with their academic advisor. Students pursuing a WCBA minor must meet all course prerequisites to be eligible to register for a WCBA course, including a minimum overall GPA of a 2.5 for all upper division business courses. WCBA minor courses must be completed with the grade "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.