2021-2022 College Catalog 
    Mar 22, 2023  
2021-2022 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Graduation Map: Strategic Communications, AS-LAS for Transfer to ASU BA in Strategic Communications

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About This Degree

Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Roger Fox (Roger.Fox@np.edu) 501.760.4270

  • This curriculum* is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the Arkansas State University (ASU) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

ASU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional ASU admittance requirements for this program:

  • The student must complete the requirements necessary for general admission to ASU as well as specific admission to the ASU Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies program.
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences at NPC.
  • Admission requirements for students who transfer pursuant to this Agreement will be determined in the same manner as if their initial enrollment had been at ASU.

ASU Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

How to Use the Graduation Map

Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (13 Credit Hours)

Semester 2 - Spring (16 credit hours)

60 Credit Hours

Remaining Courses to be Completed at ASU - Strategic Communications

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
    Major Requirements  
STCM 3133 Interactive Advertising  
STCM 4003 Account Planning & Management  
STCM 4333 Social Media Measurement  
STCM 2143 Strategic Writing I  
STCM 3043 Principles of Strategic Communication 33
STCM 3143 Strategic Writing II  
STCM 3553 Strategic Visual Communication  
STCM 4073 Strategic Communication Law and Ethics  
STCM 4213 Social Media in Strategic Communication  
STCM 4753 Strategic Communication Case Studies or  
STCM 4763 Stategic Communication Campaigns (not offered online)  
STCM 4773 Internship  
    Media/Communications Electives
Due to rotation, all courses may not be available every term
Must include 6 upper-level hours
    Total ASU Credit Hours: 60
    Total Credit Hours: 120

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: January, 2022

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