Note: Language courses 1010 & 1020 or 1030 are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.
Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.
Major Requirements (54 Hours)
Not including 12 hours from General Education Requirements, above
2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major department, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. No more than 46 semester hours of Geology courses may be counted toward the BA Degree. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.
During the senior year the B.A. student must take and achieve a satisfactory score on a COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION covering theoretical and practical aspects in areas of geology. Students who are unsuccessful on portions or all of the examination may retake appropriate portions up to two additional times prior to graduation.
Minor Required (12-16 Hours)
Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.
Electives (2-6 Hours)
Taken to total 122 hours for the degree
2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline