Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Courses: Communication and Public Relations

Lower level requirements
First-year requirements
CMNS 1160 Introduction to Communication
CMNS 1290 Introduction to Technical Writing
ENGL 1100 Introduction to University Writing
ENGL 1100 Introduction to Fiction
Second-year requirements
CMNS 2160 Mass Communication and the Popular Culture Industry
CMNS 2170 Interpersonal Communication
CMNS 2290 Professional and Business Writing
JOUR 2060 Introduction to Multimedia
Event management and marketing requirements
EVNT 2260 Managing Special Events
EVNT 2070 Staging Special Events
One of the following:
MKTG 2430 Marketing
MKTG 3430 Marketing Management
TMGT 1150 Marketing and Customer Service
Lower level electives
Recommended electives
CMNS 2180 Social Networks & Internet Memes
CMNS 2200 Technology and Communication
JOUR 2020 Media Theory & History
JOUR 2210 Intro to Photography & Videography
JOUR 2200 Intro to Reporting Skills & Techniques
DAAD 1500 Digital Photography
DAAD 1950 Publishing and Digital Prepress 1
DAAD 1960 New Media 1: Multimedia, Animation and Online Publishing
DAAD 2950 Publishing and Digital Prepress 2
DAAD 2960 New Media 2: Multimedia, Animation and Online Publishing
EVNT 1100 The World of Events
EVNT 2100 Conference Management
EVNT 2240 Sports Event Management
CONV 1061 Event Marketing (online course)
HRMN 2820 Human Resource Management
MIST 2610 Management Information Systems
ORGB 2810 Organizational Behaviour
PHIL 2240 Philosophy of Computing & Technology
PHIL 2380 Philosophy and Pop Culture
VISA 1500 Introduction to Visual Culture
Upper level requirements
Core requirements
CMNS 3000 Communication Research Methods
JOUR 3550 Media and Public Relations
CMNS 4530 Organizational Communication
JOUR 2800 Journalism Career Preparation 1
JOUR 3800 Journalism Career Preparation 2
JOUR 4800 Journalism Career Preparation 3
Required electives: Choose nine of the following courses
CMNS 3020 Travel Media
CMNS 3050 Communication, Marketing and Design
CMNS 3230 Information Design
CMNS 3240 Advanced Professional Communication
CMNS 3500 Selected Topics in Communication and Public Relations
CMNS 3510 Intercultural and Cross-cultural Communication
JOUR 3700 Media Law and Ethics
JOUR 3110 Layout and Design
JOUR 3160 Online Journalism
JOUR 4130 Advanced Online Journalism
MKTG 3470 Consumer Behaviour
MKTG 4470 International Marketing
MKTG 4480 Integrated Marketing Communications
TMGT 4050 Event Tourism
TMGT 4090 Culture of Events
Upper level requirements
Recommended elections
CMNS 3800 Communication and New Media
JOUR 3510 Photojournalism
JOUR 3030 News Writing
JOUR 4110 Issues in Journalism
JOUR 4210 Freelance Writing
MKTG 3450 Professional Selling
MKTG 4410 Services Marketing
MKTG 4450 E-Commerce
MKTG 4460 Marketing Strategy
MKTG 4490 Business-to-Business Marketing
MKTG 3480 Marketing Research