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2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology, BS

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Program Code: 244A
CIP Code: 40.0601

General Education Curriculum (44 Hours)

CHE 1101/1110 and 1102/1120 fulfills the Science Inquiry. MAT 1110 fulfills the Quantitative Literacy requirement.


Major Requirements (65-66 Hours)

Not including 12 hours counted in General Education Curriculum, 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.

Advisor Approved Non-Geology Courses (8 Hours)

Students must meet with an advisor to develop a list of required courses for Non-Geology courses.

Computer Science, Computing, or Statistics (6-7 Hours)

Choose at least 6 hours of statistics.


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.

Minor (Optional)

Electives (12-13 hours)

Taken to total 122 hours for the degree.

2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline.

Total Required (122 Hours)

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