Mar 03, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology - Environmental Geology Concentration, BS

Program Code: 259*/259C
CIP Code: 40.0601

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

CHE 1101 /CHE 1110  & CHE 1102 /CHE 1120  fulfill Science Inquiry perspective and MAT 1110  fulfills Quantitative Literacy in general education. Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major. Please see your advisor for information.

Major Requirements (74 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. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.


During the senior year, the B.S. Geology with an Environmental Geology concentration student must take and achieve a satisfactory score on a comprehensive examination covering theoretical and practical aspects of areas of geology. Students who are unsuccessful on any portion or all of the examination may retake the appropriate portion(s) up to two additional times before graduation.

Minor (optional)

Electives (2 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)