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Sustainable Development, BA


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Program Code: 603A
CIP Code: 03.0103

Non-Teaching

General Education (44 Hours)


(S D 2400  and PHL 2015  if taken for the major may count toward General Education ILE: Sustainability & Global Resources)

Language Requirements (6-12 Hours)


Completion of 6 semester hours at the *intermediate level or higher

Note: Language courses 1010 & 1020 or 1030 are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.

Major Requirements (45-46 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. No more than 46 hours of SD courses above general education may be counted toward the BA Degree.

Required Sustainable Development BA Degree Program Core (21-22 Hours)


Focus Area (12 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 civic engagement, environmental communication, experiential education, environmental humanities, 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 (6-7 Hours)


The Skills Area is made up of courses that provide useful skills for social change (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 Required (12-25 Hours)


  • 9 hours of a minor must be completed at Appalachian. Students majoring in Sustainable Development must have their minors approved by their advisor.

Free Electives (2-24 Hours)


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

Total Required (122 Hours)


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