Principles of Public Relations
Internship in Communications
Communications Law and Ethics
Dr. Jerald Ogg joined the Communications faculty in 1987 and served as department chair from 1997-2000. He subsequently served as dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts from 2000-2006, interim vice chancellor for Student Affairs in 2006-2007, and provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs from 2007-2017. Dr. Ogg is also a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, where he served in the Judge Advocate General's ("JAG") Department, and a licensed attorney in Tennessee and Louisiana. The founder of the Department's public relations sequence in 1989 and a former editor of The Pacer, he was awarded the 1998 Outstanding Teaching Award by The University of Tennessee National Alumni Association. He was a faculty member for the Tennessee Governor's School for the Humanities from 1991-2000 and has served as director of that program since 2001.
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Why Major in Communications?
Major & Minor Requirements
We offer four areas of emphasis for the Communications major. Non-majors may minor in Communications. Take a look at the required courses and sample course plans.
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