2024-2025 College Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

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

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About This Degree

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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 (AS-LAS) 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

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

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours

60 Credit Hours

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information​
* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at ASU - Strategic Communications: 60 Credit Hours

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
    Major Requirements  
STCM 3133 Interactive Advertising 33
STCM 4003 Account Planning
STCM 4333 Social Media Measurement
STCM 2143 Strategic Writing I
STCM 3043 Principles of Strategic Communication
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 Strategic Communication Campaigns (not offered online)
STCM 4773 Internship in Strategic Communication
    Media/Communications Electives
Due to rotation, all courses may not be available every term
Must include 6 upper-level hours
    ​45 upper-level hours required  
    Total ASU Credit Hours: 60
    Total Credit Hours: 120

Academic Year: 2023-2024
Revised: March, 2023