Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Schedule / Fall 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 / Fall 2017
Course Name Course No. and CRN Instructors Dates
Activating Audiences for Causes MPPR-906-01 CRN: 29188 Parker, E.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C126
  Notes: Additional 150 minute distance learning requirement. Must have completed MPPR-505: Elements of Communications Planning to take this course.
Public Relations and Corporate Communications Capstone MPPR-950-101 CRN: 32574 Spaulding, C.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This MPS PR/CC course meets online. Course is a core requirement for the MPS degree and a minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass. Must have completed MPPR 500-Ethics and MPPR 505-Elements of Communications Planning.
Public Relations and Corporate Communications Capstone MPPR-950-01 CRN: 22212 Johnson, B.
Spaulding, C.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C103A
  Notes: Core requirement for MPS degree and a minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass. Additional 150 minute distance learning component. Must have completed MPPR 500- Ethics and MPPR 505 Elements of Communications Planning
Public Relations and Corporate Communications Capstone MPPR-950-02 CRN: 26908 Johnson, B.
Spaulding, C.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C103B
  Notes: Course is core requirement for the MPS degree and a minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass. Additional 150 minute distance learning requirement Must have completed MPPR 500-Ethics & MPPR 505 Elements of Communications Planning.
Cause Consulting MPPR-900-01 CRN: 12264 Trybus, J.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C125
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505 Elements of Communications Planning
Communications Research MPPR-502-01 CRN: 32980 Coons, B.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C126
 
Communications Research MPPR-502-02 CRN: 32981 Coons, B.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
 
Communications Research MPPR-502-101 CRN: 32982 Earley, M.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
 
Consulting MPPR-905-101 CRN: 32573 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This MPS PR/CC course meets online. Must complete MPPR 505 to enroll.
Conversations About Ethics: Philosophical, Professional, and Personal MPPR-500-101 CRN: 30899 Stewart, M.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This core requirement of the MPS PRCC degree meets online
Conversations About Ethics: Philosophical, Professional, and Personal MPPR-500-01 CRN: 15027 Stewart, M.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Notes: Core requirement for the MPS degree.
Conversations About Ethics: Philosophical, Professional, and Personal MPPR-500-02 CRN: 20990 Patty Long
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C219
  Notes: Core requirement for the MPS degree. Additional 150 minute distance learning component required.
Conversations About Ethics: Philosophical, Professional, and Personal MPPR-500-03 CRN: 24129 Chartese Torrence
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C219
  Notes: Core requirement for the MPS degree.
Corporate Communications MPPR-730-01 CRN: 20407 Clemons, S.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C220
  Notes: Additional 150 minute distance learning component included.
Crisis Communications MPPR-810-101 CRN: 32571 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This MPS PR/CC course meets online. Must complete MPPR 505 to enroll.
Digital Analytics and Measurement MPPR-506-101 CRN: 32568 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This MPS PR/CC course meets online. Must complete MPPR 505 to enroll.
Digital Analytics and Measurement MPPR-506-02 CRN: 29406 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C220
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR-505: Elements of Communications Planning to take this course. Cross-listed with MPMC-806-02
Digital Analytics and Measurement MPPR-506-01 CRN: 27671 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C224
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505 Elements of Communications Planning Cross-listed with MPMC-806-01
Digital Communications Strategy MPPR-755-01 CRN: 22206 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C219
 
Digital Communications Strategy MPPR-755-101 CRN: 30903 Matt Heim
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This MPS PRCC course meets online
Elements of Communications Planning MPPR-505-101 CRN: 30900 Dziemian, N.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This MPS PRCC degree foundational requirement meets online A minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass.
Elements of Communications Planning MPPR-505-02 CRN: 22205 Johnson, B.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C219
  Notes: Foundation requirement in PRCC A minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass.
Elements of Communications Planning MPPR-505-01 CRN: 22204 Johnson, B.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C222
  Notes: Foundation requirement for PRCC A minimum grade of "B" is needed to pass.
Leadership in Communications MPPR-836-01 CRN: 25578 Bruce Harrison
Muhlberg, J.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C204
 
Media Relations MPPR-710-01 CRN: 12260 Hennessy, E.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C223
  Notes: Additional 150 minute distance learning requirement.
MPS PR/CC Internship MPPR-863-01 CRN: 28159 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 640 Mass Ave.
  Notes: Extensive, documented academic activity and experimental learning outside of the classroom (min. 6-8 hours per week) is required. Program approval is required.
MPS PR/CC Internship II MPPR-873-01 CRN: 28646 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 640 Mass Ave.
  Notes: Internship II is for students who have completed Internship I previously. Extensive, documented academic activity and experimental learning outside of the classroom (min. 6-8 hours per week) is required. Program approval is required.
MPS PR/CC OCPA Fellowship MPPR-866-01 CRN: 33152 Whipple, L.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 640 Mass Ave.
 
MPS PR/CC OCPA Fellowship II MPPR-876-01 CRN: 33153 Whipple, L.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 640 Mass Ave.
 
News Writing and Reporting MPPR-704-01 CRN: 32569 Beckwith, R.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C229
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505 Elements of Communications Planning. Crosslisted with MPJO 501-01
News Writing and Reporting MPPR-704-02 CRN: 32570 Caldwell, A.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. TBA
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505 Elements of Communications Planning. Crosslisted with MPJO 501-02
Personal Branding MPPR-891-01 CRN: 27889 Blymire, C.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505 to enroll. Crosslisted with MPJO 891, MPMC 891
Personal Branding MPPR-891-02 CRN: 30907 Blymire, C.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR 505 to enroll. Crosslisted with MPMC 891, MPJO 891
PR Case Studies MPPR-605-01 CRN: 18546 Fran Bernhards
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C222
  Notes: Additional 150 minute distance learning component.
Project Management and Budgeting for Communicators MPPR-837-101 CRN: 30904 Ballard, S.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
  Notes: This MPS PRCC course meets online
Project Management and Budgeting for Communicators MPPR-837-01 CRN: 27673 Marcus, E.
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C220
 
Public Affairs: Developing and Managing Successful Campaigns MPPR-795-01 CRN: 27888 Maggie Gage
Jon Haber
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C222
 
Public Relations Writing MPPR-508-01 CRN: 32977 Mike Long
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C224
 
Public Relations Writing MPPR-508-101 CRN: 32979 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings Online
 
Public Relations Writing MPPR-508-02 CRN: 32978 Mike Long
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C224
 
Public Speaking & Pitching MPPR-600-01 CRN: 30901 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C127
  Notes: Must have completed MPPR-505 Elements of Communications Planning. This course is cross listed with MPMC 890-01
Speech Writing MPPR-885-01 CRN: 28645 August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C222
  Notes: Additional 150 minute distance learning is required Must have completed MPPR 505 to enroll.
Strt Career Planning & Mgmt MPPR-560-01 CRN: 27908 Sunny Levitt
August 30 - December 20, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 30, 2017 to Dec 20, 2017 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C217
  Notes: Also listed as MPJO-560, MPMC-560. Students should have completed one semester in PR/CC program. This is a zero-credit, non-graded course. Students who miss more than two classes or more than one assignment will be administratively withdrawn from the course.

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