Wayne State University

Sample 4 Year Plan of Work

Download the Sample 4 Year Plan of Work for PR Majors (DOC)

Freshman year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1010 (OC)Oral Comm.: Basic Speech 3
ENG 1010 or Basic Writing or  
ENG 1020* (BC) Basic Composition 3
  (AI) American Society & Institutions 4
XXX 1010** Foreign Language 4
     
    14
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1500 Survey of Mass Communication 3
COM 2030 Grammar & Style 3
  (SS) Social Science 3
* (BC) ENG 1020 or elective 3
XXX 1020 Foreign Language 4
    16

Sophomore year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 2100 News Reporting 3
COM 3170 Fundamentals of PR 3
COM 2110 (CT) Argumentation & Debate 3
  (FC) Foreign Culture 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 2160 (PL) Persuasive Campaigns 3
  (IC) Intermediate Composition 3
COM 3210 News Editing 3
*** (PS) Physical Science 4
  Elective 3
    16

Junior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 2170 or Persuasive Speaking  
COM 3300 Business & Prof. Speaking 3
  (HS) Historical Studies 3
*** (LS) Life Science 4
COM 2010 (VP) Intro to Film 4
  Elective 2
    16
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 3250      Intro to Organizational Com. 3
COM 4210 Research Methods in CMS/PR 3
COM 4170 Public Relations Writing 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15

 

Senior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 3400 Theories of Com. 3
COM 5130 Com & Social Marketing 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5160 Public Relations Campaigns 3
COM 6190 Internship 3
COM 5140/COM
5300/COM 5500
PR& Social Media/ Desktop
Pub./Web Design for News
3
  Elective 4
    13
*Placement into ENG 1010 or 1020 is based on ACT
** Students have a choice of 16 different foreign languages (see general education requirements)
***Students must take a lab with either the Physical Science or the Life Science requirement