(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
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.
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.