Jun 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Professional Studies, BS (924A)

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Program Code: 924A
CIP Code: 24.0101


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Major Requirements (70 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses counted under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements and 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses taken through Appalachian. At least 50 semester hours must be taken at a senior college or university, including at least 30 taken at Appalachian. (Note that credit awarded for credit by exam, military service, or “Life Experience” does not count as part of the required 50 hours.)

A minimum of 24 semester hours taken to complete Major Requirements must be at or above the 3000 level.

Areas of Focus (24-53 Hours)

Every student is required to have two areas of focus. Each of these must be a minor or certificate (with at least 12 semester hours) offered by some program on campus.

Contextual Electives (0-39 Hours)

Other electives taken in support of the Areas of Focus. May be from the same or different disciplines and can be previously taken credits. Must bring total hours in major to 70.

Free Electives (6+ Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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