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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, Public Relations, BS

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Program Code: 521A
CIP Code: 09.0902


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

(COM 2105 , COM 2124  and COM 3315  if taken for the major may count toward General Education if completing a theme or Liberal Studies Experience)

Major Requirements (48 Hours)

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

Additional Requirements (15 Hours)

Minor Required (12-25 Hours)

9 hours of a minor must be completed at Appalachian. Students should choose a minor in consultation with their advisor. Suggested minors include: English, General Business, International Business, Marketing, Non-Profit Management, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

Free Electives (3-25 Hours)

To total a minimum of 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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