Advertising & Public Relations
The Department of Advertising & Public Relations at UGA
Our department prepares students to be creative problem solvers, writers, managers, policy and communication decision makers, media planners and analysts in the fields of mass communication, advertising and public relations. This program emphasizes persuasive communication skills in traditional and new media that are essential for effective communication in the 21st century. The undergraduate program offers majors in both advertising and public relations.
The Grady ADPR Department is a Top-5 nationally-ranked program. Award-winning teachers and nationally recognized researchers teach classes in the department. In addition to a core program of required skills, management, design and writing courses, ADPR majors can choose from an array of special topics classes in such areas as social media, political advertising, fundraising, advertising and consumer psychology, sex in advertising, international advertising and Latin-American telenovelas due to the varied expertise of the faculty.