Student Resources

The Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education offers access to a variety of advising resources for students. While these resources provide critical information, students are always encouraged to consult with their academic advisor regarding advising issues.

Academic Advising Center

Academic Advising will challenge and support students who have not yet declared a major, in the identification and achievement of their educational goals, as well as in their development as independent thinkers and learners.

BCHS Academic Advising and Support Center

Whether you are a potential student or a major in a health science discipline, the BCHS Academic Advising and Support Center provides a wealth of advising tools and information for successfully navigating the pathway to graduation and beyond.


DegreeWorks is a comprehensive, easy-to-use, web-based academic advising and degree audit tool that helps students and their advisors successfully navigate curriculum requirements.

General Education

Your liberal education at Appalachian begins with the General Education Program. About one-third of the courses you will take during your college years will be General Education courses from across the university.

Programs of Study and Four Year Guides

Programs of Study provide detailed information regarding specific program requirements. These, along with Four Year Guides, can be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin.


This site provides information for all of your course registration needs including registration guides, calendars and tips, and course search-by-semester functions.

Transfer Engagement & Services

Provides prospective and currently enrolled students with the most accurate information regarding the transferability of credit.

Aspire Appalachian

Aspire Appalachian works with students admitted to the main Appalachian campus from Caldwell, Central Piedmont and Wilkes Community Colleges.