Communication Studies (BS)

Communication Studies (BS)

Program Information

Degree Requirements

  • General Education requirements
  • The following transfer courses must be completed before finishing program
    (NC Community College course numbers provided):
    • Public Speaking (COM 231)
    • Interpersonal Communication (COM 120) or Small Group Communication (COM 160)
      For Sociology minor
    • Intro to Socilogy (SOC 210)
    • 6 hours of transferrable Sociology credits
      For General Business minor
    • Principles of Accounting (ACC 120)
    • Principles of Microeconomics (ECO 251)

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Program Contact: Dr. Ed Brewer,, 828-262-2405

Support Services: App State Online,, 828-262-3113

Additional Requirements

You may need additional transfer hours to meet the program requirement.

A minor is required in one of the following subjects:

Minor OptionRequirements completed through transfer credit (NC Community College course numbers listed in parenthesis)Courses delivered by Appalachian 
Business (online)ACC 2100, Principles of Accounting I
(ACC 120)
ECO 2030, Principles of Microeconomics (ECO 251)
CIS 2050
MGT 3630
MKT 3050
FIN 3010
Sociology (online)SOC 1000, The Sociological Perspective (SOC 210)
6 additional semester hours Sociology equivalent transfer courses
SOC 3550
SOC 3750
SOC 4560

Academic Information

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