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Public Relations Minor

  • Location IconBrookings Main Campus

Oftentimes, an organization’s image is just as important as its product.

Public relations involves managing relationships between organizations and their stakeholders. The minor in public relations, available to all students, will equip students with the fundamental skills - writing, content production, public relations planning - that will help them become more attractive job candidates in their chosen fields. The course work provides a strong foundation in public relations with flexibility in elective course work to meet the needs of students pursuing a variety of careers.

Undecided or still deciding on a major and future career?

If you are uncertain about your major and have questions about career planning, you are not alone. Choosing a major or career can be a very difficult decision. The exploratory studies program may be a good fit if you are unsure of your major and career focus. Entering the university in the exploratory studies program will help you gain confidence and valuable insights on majors and minors available at SDSU and future career choices. 

In addition, FOCUS 2 Career, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you reflect on your values, interests, personality traits and skills to provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 Career by using their student email and password. After completing FOCUS 2 Career, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.