Spring 2017 Special Courses

Not sure what to take Spring term? Take a look at the two special courses offered for PR majors. Special courses are a great way to expand your experience and learn about an area of PR that you may be interested. They are offered twice a year (Winter and Spring) and count towards upper division elective credits. This Spring, SOJC PR will offer a Nonprofit course and an Event Planning workshop.

J480: Nonprofit online crowdfunding

  • Instructor: Courtney Munther
  • Credits: 4

Interested in nonprofit? In this course, you will gain knowledge about fundraising and donor cultivation in the digital age. Individuals will learn about the challenges and opportunities of cultivating relationships with donors. You will get hands on experience by working with real clients to develop fundraising campaigns, and hear from nonprofit leaders in the Pacific Northwest.This class is designed to help prepare you for a meaningful communications career in the nonprofit world.

J408: Special Events Planning

  • Adjunct Instructor: Denise Rosetti
  • Credits: 2 credits, 1 weekend

Interested in event planning? The Special Events Planning workshop will teach you the necessary tools to plan and effectively execute an event. Students will learn about industry trends, budgets, timelines, marketing and contingency plans. In groups, individuals will have the opportunity to plan real events in the community. Past clients include The Sasquatch Beer Festival and The South Willamette Wineries Association Barrel Tour.

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