Sample Syllabi

Sample Syllabi
These syllabi have been gathered from willing PRD members as a way to gain inspiration and ideas for your own courses. If you’re interested in submitting your own syllabi, please email them as a pdf to Melissa Janoske.  Also, be sure to check out our PRD sample assignments!

Risk and Crisis Communication
Crisis Communication, Submitted by Rowena L. Briones, Virginia Commonwealth University
RIsk Communication, Submitted by Tiffany Gallicano, University of Oregon
Crisis Communication (dual listed grad/undergraduate course), Submitted by Melissa Janoske, University of Memphis

Graduate Courses
Global Public Relations, Submitted by Rowena L. Briones, Virginia Commonwealth University
Public Relations Theory, Submitted by Doug Swanson, California State University – Fullerton
Public Relations Principles, Submitted by Melissa Janoske, University of Memphis
Social Media and Community Engagement. Submitted by Melissa Janoske, University of Memphis
Writing for Strategic Media, Submitted by Stephanie Madden, University of Memphis

Public Relations History and Theory
From Plato to Twitter.History of Public Relations, Submitted by Shelley Spector, Museum of Public Relations

Public Relations Principles and Management
Principles of Public Relations, Submitted by Doug Swanson, California State University – Fullerton
Public Relations Management & Problems, Submitted by Gregg Feistman, Temple University
Intro to Public Relations, Submitted by Melissa Janoske, University of Memphis
Principles of Public Relations, Submitted by Tiffany Gallicano, University of Oregon
Public Relations Management & Cases, Submitted by Tim Penning, Grand Valley State University
Fundamentals of Public Relations, Submitted by Jeffrey Morosoff, Hofstra University

Public Relations Research
Public Relations Research, Submitted by Rowena L. Briones, Virginia Commonwealth University
Research & Evaluation, Submitted by Julie O’Neil, Texas Christian University

Public Relations Writing
Fundamentals of Public Relations Writing, Submitted by Gregg Feistman, Temple University
Advanced Public Relations Writing, Submitted by Gregg Feistman, Temple University
Public Relations Writing, Submitted by Rowena L. Briones, Virginia Commonwealth University
Writing Across Platforms, Submitted by Matthew Kushin, Shepherd University
Public Relations Writing, Submitted by Doug Swanson, California State University – Fullerton
Media Relations and Writing, Submitted by Tiffany Gallicano, University of Oregon
Public Relations Writing, Submitted by Melissa Janoske, University of Memphis
Corporate Communication Writing, Submitted by Tim Penning, Grand Valley State University
Strategic Writing, Submitted by Jeffrey Morosoff, Hofstra University

Social Media/Student Run Firms
Social Media in Public Relations, Submitted by Rowena L. Briones, Virginia Commonwealth University
Social Media, Submitted by Matthew Kushin, Shepherd University
New Media. Submitted by Emily Kinsky, West Texas A&M University
Public Relations Tools, Submitted by Jeffrey Morosoff, Hofstra University


Special Topics
Strategic Communication of Health, Submitted by Rowena L. Briones, Virginia Commonwealth University
Direct to Audience Public Relations, Submitted by Tiffany Gallicano, University of Oregon
Nonprofit Public Relations Theory, Submitted by Tiffany Gallicano, University of Oregon
Public Relations and Advertising Ethics, Submitted by Tiffany Gallicano, University of Oregon
PR Planning, Submitted by Tiffany Gallicano, University of Oregon
Media Design, Submitted by Emily Kinsky, West Texas A&M University
Media Relations, Submitted by Tim Penning, Grand Valley State University
Public Relations in Higher Education, Submitted by Doug Swanson, California State University – Fullerton
Media Relations , Submitted by Jeffrey Morosoff, Hofstra University