Sep 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sustainable Development - Agroecology & Sustainable Agriculture Concentration, BS


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Program Code: 604*/604B
CIP Code: 03.0103

Non-Teaching

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)


(S D 2400  and PHL 2015  if taken for the major may count toward General Education if fulfilling ILE: Sustainability and Global Resources; STT 2820  if taken for the major may count toward GEN ED: Quantitative Literacy)

Major Requirements (65-70 Hours)


2. 0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in fulfillment of the major requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

  • Junior Writing in the Discipline (WID)
  • Senior Capstone Experience (CAP) must also be completed

Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Concentration (44-49 Hours)


No course used in above core can be used in this concentration.

Focus Area (9-11 Hours)


The Focus Area is made up of courses that form a single, coherent emphasis relevant to the student’s area of interest such as Crops and Soils; Livestock; Agroforestry and Farm Forestry; Development, etc. (see samples on the SD website, www.sd.appstate.edu). Credit hours from study abroad, an internship, or an advanced internship may be used in the Focus Area, as appropriate. Courses counted toward other major requirements may not be counted in the focus area. Your SD advisor must approve all courses for this requirement.

Skills Area (6-8 Hours)


The skills area is made up of courses that are relevant to sustainable agriculture. (see samples on the SD website, www.sd.appstate.edu). Courses counted toward other major requirements may not be counted in the Skills Area. Your SD advisor must approve all courses for this requirement.

Minor (Optional)


  • 9 hours of a minor must be completed at Appalachian

Free Electives (8-23 Hours)


  • 2 hours of free electives outside the major discipline are required.

Total Required (122 Hours)


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