Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies
Appalachian State University

Program Details

Enhanced communication skills prepare you for leadership roles in a wide range of industries including business, healthcare, nonprofit, legal, and education. The Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from App State Online gives students a solid foundation in the core principles and practices of communications to improve their career opportunities.

Designed for experienced students looking to complete their undergraduate degree, this online communication degree allows students to customize the curriculum to meet the career interests, including areas such as political communication or organizational communication. Students will also learn skills in:

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Small group communication
  • Public speaking
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Persuasion

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Appalachian State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a minimum of 50 transfer credits