The B.A. in Applied Studies comprises 120 credit hours. Courses are offered in an 8 week session format with online, evening, and Saturday morning options.

Major Courses (27 credit hours)

CPST 250 Foundations of Organizations
CPST 243 Microeconomics or CPST 245 Macroeconomics
COMM 175 Introduction to Communication
CPST 310 Accounting Principles and Application
CPST 247 Computer Concepts and Applications
STAT 103 Statistics

Writing Skills, Choose One:
ENGL 310 Advanced Writing
CPST 315 Technical Writing

Communication Skills, Choose One:
COMM 101 Public Speaking and Critical Thinking
COMM 103 Business and Professional Speaking
COMM 200 Communication and New Media
COMM 215 Ethics and Communication
COMM 231 Conflict Management and Communication
COMM 237 Small Group Communication
COMM 277 Organizational Communication

Theoretical Skills, Choose One:
CPST 370 Theories of Leadership
CPST 360 Development and Change in Organization
CPST 340 Principles of Marketing

Certificate Requirement

The Applied Studies major requires the completion of a certificate with the major.

SCPS Courses (9 credit hours)

CPST 200 Introduction to Degree Completion
CPST 201 Professional Identity and Development
CPST 397 Capstone
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Core Requirements

The number of hours remaining toward Core requirements can vary due to transfer credit. Learn More

Mission Specific Requirements

Mission specific requirements can vary from 0 to 15 credit hours based on your prior credit. Learn More

General Elective Requirements

Students may have some general elective coursework to complete if their transfer credit and remaining required hours (Core, mission specific, major, etc.) do not total 120. Learn More

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions are available on LOCUS

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Course Rotation Schedules

Please use the course rotation schedules below as a guide to plan out when you will take future classes. We will make every attempt to adhere to this schedule but please understand that scheduling is subject to change.

Course Rotation Schedule - Majors

Course Rotation Schedule - Certificates

Course Rotation Schedule - School Requirements

Course Rotation Schedule - Core

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