Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Schedule / Summer 2017

The Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications program provides students the skills and tools needed to think strategically, write clearly, and know the latest digital best practices. The curriculum offers multidisciplinary learning experiences and unique opportunities to work with professional clients. See below for the course schedule.



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Schedule / Summer 2017
Course Name Course No. and CRN Instructors Dates
Public Relations and Corporate Communications Capstone MPPR-950-140 CRN: 15945 Spaulding, C.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This MPS PR/CC course meets online. Course is a core requirement pf the MPS degree. A grade of "B" or higher is needed to pass this class. Must have completed MPPR 505 and MPPR 500.
Public Relations and Corporate Communications Capstone MPPR-950-40 CRN: 11697 Johnson, B.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:25 PM 640 Mass Ave. C103A
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Course is a core requirement of the MPS degree. A grade of "B" or higher is needed to pass this course. Must have completed MPPR 505 and MPPR 500.
Public Relations and Corporate Communications Capstone MPPR-950-41 CRN: 14434 Johnson, B.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:25 PM 640 Mass Ave. C103B
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Course is core requirement for the MPS degree Must have completed MPPR 500 and MPPR 505 A grade of "B" or higher is needed to pass this course.
Cause Consulting MPPR-900-40 CRN: 16054 Trybus, J.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM 640 Mass Ave. C225
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505, Elements of Comms Planning. Additional 90 minute distance learning component required.
Communications Research MPPR-870-140 CRN: 15533 Earley, M.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This MPS PRCC degree course meets online.
Conversations About Ethics: Philosophical, Professional, and Personal MPPR-500-140 CRN: 15528 Stewart, M.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This core requirement of the MPS PRCC degree meets online.
Conversations About Ethics: Philosophical, Professional, and Personal MPPR-500-40 CRN: 12985 Stewart, M.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:25 PM 640 Mass Ave. C218
  Notes: Course is a core requirement for the PR/CC MPS degree.
Crisis Communications MPPR-810-140 CRN: 15941 Flaherty, J.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This MPS PR/CC course meets online.
Digital Analytics and Measurement MPPR-506-140 CRN: 15938 Piccorossi, M.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This MPS PR/CC elective course meets online.
Digital Analytics and Measurement MPPR-506-40 CRN: 13327 Lukich, M.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM 640 Mass Ave. C219
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505 -- Elements of Communications This course is cross-listed with MPMC 806-01
Digital Communications Strategy MPPR-755-140 CRN: 15539 Matt Heim
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This MPS PRCC degree course meets online.
Digital Communications Strategy MPPR-755-40 CRN: 13866 Judah, J.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Syllabus: Download syllabus
Digital Crisis Management MPPR-756-40 CRN: 13896 Webber, D.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 8:20 PM - 11:10 PM 640 Mass Ave. C220
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505 - Elements of Communications Planning. Additional 90 minute distance learning component is required.
Elements of Communications Planning MPPR-505-140 CRN: 15526 Dziemian, N.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This MPS PRCC degree foundational requirement meets online. A minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass.
Elements of Communications Planning MPPR-505-40 CRN: 15441 Johnson, B.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM 640 Mass Ave. C219
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This course is a core requirement of the PR/CC MPS Degree. A minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass. Additional 90 minute distance learning component is required.
Grassroots Communications MPPR-780-40 CRN: 13874 La Mountain, J.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:35 PM 640 Mass Ave. C219
  Syllabus: Download syllabus
Media Relations MPPR-710-40 CRN: 14894 Forrester, A.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM 640 Mass Ave. C124
  Syllabus: Download syllabus
MPS PR/CC Internship MPPR-863-40 CRN: 14667 Whipple, L.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 640 Mass Ave.
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Extensive, documented academic activity and experimental learning outside of the classroom (min. 6-8 hours per week) is required. Program approval is required.
Public Relations Writing MPPR-700-41 CRN: 15442 Mike Long
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 8:20 PM - 11:10 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Two additional 105 min. distance learning components required.
Public Relations Writing MPPR-700-140 CRN: 15939 Rebecca Andersen
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This MPS PR/CC elective course meets online.
Public Relations Writing MPPR-700-40 CRN: 11718 Mike Long
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Additional 90 minute distance learning component is required.
Public Speaking & Pitching MPPR-600-40 CRN: 13865 Padovano, S.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM 640 Mass Ave. C220
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR -505 -- Elements of Communications Planning. Cross-listed w/MPMC-890-01 and MPJO-600
Strt Career Planning & Mgmt MPPR-560-40 CRN: 14473 Sunny Levitt
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 8:20 PM - 11:10 PM 640 Mass Ave. C217
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Cross-listed with MPJO 560.& MPMC 560 This is a zero credit, non-graded course. Students who miss more than two classes or more than one assignement will be administratively withdrawn from this course. Additional 90 minute distance learning component is required.
Visual Communications MPPR-778-40 CRN: 15779 Wang, X.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 8:20 PM - 11:10 PM 640 Mass Ave. C226
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This course is cross listed with MPMC 878. Must have completed MPPR 505 -- Elements of Communications Planning to take this course. Two additional 105 min distance learning components required.
Web Development for Media (Cross-listed with MPJO 779) MPPR-779-40 CRN: 15940 Linch, G.
May 22 - August 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; May 22, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017 5:15 PM - 8:15 PM 640 Mass Ave. C226
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This course is cross-listed with MPJO 779. Must have completed MPPR 505, Elements of Comm Planning, to take this course.

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