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Sustainable Development - Community, Regional, & Global Development Concentration, BS


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Program Code: 604*/604C
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 the Integrative Learning Experience: Sustainability & Global Resources)

Major Requirements (66 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.

Community, Regional, & Global Development Concentration (42 Hours)


Electives (9 Hours)


  • Electives chosen in consultation with SD advisor

Geographic Area Studies (6 Hours)


Courses must be chosen in consultation with the SD faculty advisor. Focus on one geographic/cultural area, in consultation with the advisor (e.g., Appalachia, Latin America, Asia, Africa, South Asia, Middle East, etc).

Career-Oriented Focus Area (9 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 cultural diversity, food and agriculture, health and social change, 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 student’s 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 (12 Hours)


The Skills Area is made up of courses that are relevant to Community, Regional, and Global Development (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.

Choose 6 semester hours from each of the following


Language Sequence

must be approved by advisor as appropriate to your program of study ARB/CHN/FRE/GER/JPN/LAT/POR/RSN/SNH at level appropriate to placement

Other Skills (6 Hours)

Minor (Optional)


  • 9 hours of a minor must be completed at Appalachian

Free Electives (12-18 Hours)


Taken to total 122 hours for the degree

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

Total Required (122 Hours)


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