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Program Code: 517A
CIP Code: 09.0401
COM 2105 , if taken for the major, may count toward the LSE in General Education. A student may count COM 3130 toward the ILE OR COM 3300 toward the LSE in General Education.
A cumulative GPA of 2.5 based on earned semester hours at Appalachian is required prior to declaring the Communication, Journalism major.
Transfer students may be allowed to declare this major prior to earning 12 semester hours at Appalachian if they have earned a 2.5 cumulative GPA on coursework completed prior to entering Appalachian.
An overall 2.0 GPA is required in the major. 18 semester hours must be completed at Appalachian.
A 2.0 GPA is required in the core courses
And one of the following:
Journalism majors must complete 3 hours of Communication courses
Selected topics, independent study, and internships are included as coursework major electives
To total a minimum of 120 hours for the degree