Not including 12 hours from General Education Requirements, above
2.0 major GPA required for graduation. Major GPA calculation includes 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. (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.