Students who are not afraid of public speaking would be good in this field. Many students have a fear of public speaking, so not everyone is comfortable in this major. This is a field where students will be in constant interaction with people. Public relations people may have to perform "damage control." A student must consider the implications of dealing with people constantly.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Public Communications majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.