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Geology - Secondary Education Concentration, BS

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Program Code: 259*/259F
CIP Code: 40.0601

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

GLY 1101  and GLY 1103  fulfill Science Inquiry in general education. MAT 1110  fulfills the Quantitative Literacy requirement.

Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of C is required in each professional education course. C I 2300  & FDN 2400  are required prior to admission to Teacher Educ.

*Admission to Teacher Education required.

Minimum 2.7cumulative GPA required to graduate.


  • Reading
  • English


To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and take and satisfy testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS (PPST or CBT). The PRAXIS II Area Exams are required for student teaching.

Major Requirements (53 Hours)

Not including 12 hours counted in 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. Since many upper level Geology courses require GLY 1101  as a prerequisite, it is highly recommended that students complete this course during their freshman year.

Minor (Optional)

Electives (2 Hours)

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

Total Required (123 Hours)

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