The online Communication Studies undergraduate degree at App State

Communication is an essential skill, and in today’s ever-changing world, effective communication will significantly impact your career. The Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies program at Appalachian State University provides you with a solid foundation in core principles and practices to help you build the requisite knowledge and skills to plan, deliver and evaluate persuasive communication.

With your enhanced communication skills, you will be suited to provide effective leadership in a wide range of industries, including the business, health care, communication, nonprofit, legal and education sectors.

This program is open to all members of the military (and qualified dependents) who wish to earn a four-year degree from a highly recognized national institution. Evaluation of prior military credit will be provided for all applicants prior to the admissions decision and a process for completion of any missing requirements will be outlined. Non-military applicants will be considered on a space-available basis.

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Degree details

Program information

(Not every course listed may be delivered to App State Online students, but you will be offered all courses required for the degree.)

Admission requirements

You may enter this program as a first-year or transfer student.

Program Requirements

Before finishing this program, you must also have met Appalachian’s General Education requirements.

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