Advertising & Public Relations Advising


Faculty Advising
Every student is assigned a full-time faculty member in the major to be their advisor. Find your advisor's office hours here. Don't know your advisor? Contact the School of Communications office at 616-331-3668.

APR Major Common Topics
An FAQ for students about the most commonly asked questions

Major requirements
An overview of the required classes in the APR major, with Advertising and Public Relations sequences separated. Students should use this as a checklist to proceed through the major. See full course descriptions.

Course Sequence
It's important to take classes in the right order. This chart includes a suggested four-year plan for when to take courses in the APR major as well as general education and degree cognate courses.

Electives are courses STUDENTS get to CHOOSE! But advisors must approve them or the records office can't count them as part of your major. This document lists a wide range of potential courses students may be interested in.

See the internship page for questions about finding an internship, getting credit about it, etc.