Not including 12 hours counted in 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. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.
Elective - Advisor-approved computational or statistical elective (3)
During the senior year the B.S. (non-teaching) 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.
Electives (2 Hours)
Taken to total 122 hours for the degree
2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline.