Course Requirements

For specific course requirements and detailed class descriptions, visit the current JBU Catalog.

Sample Four-Year Plan

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Communication with emphasis in Public Relations


First Year Fall (Odd Year)
BBL    1013  Old Testament Survey 
COM  1133   Mass Communication and Society 
COM  2123   News Writing and Reporting I
COR  1002   Gateway Seminar
EGL   1013   English I: Composition
KIN    1002   Wellness
          Total Hours    16

First Year Spring (Even Year)
BBL    1023  New Testament Survey
COM  2523  Public Speaking
EGL   1023  English II
HST   1013  Western Civilization I
3 hours        Minor/Elective
           Total Hours    15

Second Year Fall (Even Year)
ART   1123   Computer Graphics 
COM  2111   Journalism Practicum
COM  2353   Public Relations Writing
COM  3363   Magazine Writing
HST   1023   Western Civilization II
3 hours         Life Science Elective
          Total Hours    16

Second Year Spring (Odd Year)
ART   2253  Graphic Design I
COM  2123  Diversity and Media Issues
COM  2343  News Editing for Public Relations
POL   2013   American Government
3 hours         Physical Science Elective
          Total Hours    15

Third Year Fall (Odd Year)
BBL    3003  Evangelical Theology
COM  3453  Social Movements
COM  4373  Online Advocacy
COM  4453  Public Relations Planning
KIN    10_1  Wellness Activity Course
3 hours        Social Science Elective
          Total Hours    16

Third Year Spring (Even Year)
COM  3653  Specialized Writing in Public Relations
COM  4323  Advertising
MKT   3143  Principles of Marketing
3 hours        Minor/Elective
3 hours        Philosophy Elective
          Total Hours    15

Fourth Year Fall (Even Year)
COM  4473  Internship in Public Relations
EGL   4003  Masterpieces of Literature
1 hour          Journalism Practicum
3 hours        Arts Elective
3 hours        Mathematics Elective
3 hours        Minor/Elective
           Total Hours    16

Fourth Year Spring (Odd Year)
BBL   4002  Capstone Seminar in Christian Life
COM  3112  Journalism Practicum
COM  3433  Persuasive Communication
COM  4293  Communication Law and Ethics
3 hours        Global Studies Core Elective
3 hours        Minor/Elective
          Total Hours    15

Total Hours for Four Years: 124