Menu

Advertising/Public Relations Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

 

Transfer Track/Communication
Advertising/Public Relations Option (ADVR-AA)

If you are interested in promoting and generating interest in products and services, have a creative mind, critical thinking skills, curiosity, an interest in pop culture and consumer motivation, then an Advertising/Public relations track is right for you.

The Advertising market is expected to grow, according to one source, 13% from 2010 to 2020.  Therefore, Advertising graduates are in high demand with plenty of employment opportunities as organizations grow their markets.

AREA OF CONCENTRATION: The purpose of this transfer track is to prepare you for an advanced education at the university level. You are encouraged to be familiar with the admissions requirements at the university you plan to attend.  

APPLY TODAY!

Program Roadmap

Contact the ADVISOR

Dr. Erika Goines
Professor, Digital Media
850-769-1551, extension 5886
egoines@gulfcoast.edu

 

 
 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE Advertising/Public Relations OPTION, LIBERAL ARTS A.A. PROGRAM?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR DEGREE?

  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
 

How do I apply to the Transfer Track/Communication Advertising/Public Relations Option?

To apply to the program, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process. Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog to find out more about the program.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR MY CLASSES?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

2019-2020 Catalog Requirements

Communications Area CH
 •+*ENC1101, English I 3
 +*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area 6
See General Education Requirement
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •ECO2013, Economics, Macro 3
History AMH2010, U.S. History I 3
Government •POS2041, American National Government 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
POS2112, State and Local Government 3
SPC1608, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
 •AMH2020, U.S. History II 3
Electives
 Electives 15

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

60

Recommended electives:

+MMC2100, Writing for Mass Communication, 3 crs.

MMC1000, Survey of Mass Communication, 3 crs.

CGS1570, Microcomputer Applications, 3 crs.

PGY2801C, Digital Photography, 3 crs.


 • General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites  and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 
 

CHAIR

Melanie Boyd
Business & Technology
850-872-3839

mboyd@gulfcoast.edu 

 
 
 
Top