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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geology - Paleontology Concentration, BS

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


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

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

Major Requirements (75-76 Hours)

Not including 12 hours from General Education Requirements, above

2.0 major GPA required for graduation. Major GPA calculation includes 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.

Evolutionary Component (18 Hours)


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 (5-6 Hours)

Taken to total 125 hours for the degree

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

Total Required (125 Hours)

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