Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:
(A higher-level language course that requires one of the above listed courses as a prerequisite may also be used to fulfill the language requirement.)
Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.
Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.
Major Requirements (55 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.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.