Feb 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, Advertising, BS

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Program Code: 507A
CIP Code: 09.0903


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

(COM 2105  taken for the major may count toward General Education: Liberal Studies Experience).

Major Requirements (45 Hours)

A cumulative GPA of 2.5 based on earned semester hours at Appalachian is required prior to declaring the Communication, Advertising 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.

  • Junior Writing in the Discipline (WID)
  • Senior Capstone Experience (CAP) must be met.

Major Electives (6 Hours)

  • Choose any courses from the Communication Department course listing (must meet prerequisites)

Minor Required (12-25 Hours)

  • 9 hours of a minor must be completed at Appalachian. Suggested minors include: Art, English, General Business, International Business, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

Free Electives (6-22 Hours)

To total a minimum of 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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