The Public Relations undergraduate program focuses on strategic thinking, professional writing, ethical practice and innovative use of new media to prepare the next generation of industry leaders.
National PR Program
Optional Elective Sequences
About the PR Major
The program is known for its heavy emphasis on the importance of professional writing in AP Style.
Courses that focus on ethics, writing, leadership, and corporate communication ensure that a PR degree produces effective and ethical professionals.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
As one of the nine original chapters, our PRSSA chapter fosters relationships between students and public relations professionals. It offers regular meetings with guest speakers, a professional mentorship program and professional development workshops. PRSSA is open to all students, regardless of their major.
Texas Tower Public Relations
Texas Tower Public Relations (TTPR) is a student-run social media and public relations firm. TTPR works with local nonprofits to give students hands-on experience in the area of public relations, content development and social media strategy while giving back to the Austin community. All registered students at The University of Texas at Austin are welcome to join TTPR, regardless of their major.
Diversity in Advertising and Public Relations (DA&PR) is a student-run professional development organization at The University of Texas Austin that focuses on and celebrates diversity in the advertising and PR sphere to empower underrepresented talent. Please visit their website to learn more.
Student Story: Adriana Kelly
Adriana Kelly, 2022 Public Relations Graduate, discusses studying Public Relations at Moody College.