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  • Appalachian State University / Geography (BA)
    Programs Community and Regional Planning BS Geography BS Geographic Information Systems Geography BS General Geography Minors A minor is required Popular minors include GIS Certificate Planning History A foreign language Geology Biology View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom The Student Planners Association SPA and Appalachian Geographical Society are student run university recognized organizations consisting of major and non major members who are interested in fellowship outings fun and learning more about planning and geography Gamma Theta Upsilon Honor Society is an international honorary academic society for geographers founded in 1928 To join you must be enrolled in any of the geography majors and meet one of two GPA requirements North Carolina ArcGIS Users Group is a non profit organization that creates a forum for the exchange and distribution of knowledge techniques and data for people across North Carolina using associated with ESRI and GIS software North Carolina Geographic Alliance Since 1987 the North Carolina Geographic Alliance has sought to enhance geographic education in North Carolina Schools Over the years the NCGA has produced teaching materials provided professional development and advocated for geography as an integral part of the curriculum Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society There are currently faculty led trips to study planning and community development in Ecuador and Peru Dr Baker Perry also takes 15 students to study climate change in the Andean region each summer Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Department of Geography and Planning has a strong sense of community faculty and students work closely together and alumni remain networked with the department for interns and new hires Undergraduate students have many opportunities to work with faculty on research projects including dating of log cabin construction See more research Students have the opportunity to pursue an undergraduate GIS certificate which makes them even more employable in a high demand job market The Department of Geography and Planning offers a graduate certificate in planning and a Master of Arts in Geography Students can pursue Appalachian s accelerated master s program and receive their graduate certificate in planning or Master of Arts in Geography in one year as opposed to two years by taking graduate coursework during their senior year Number of Students Approximately 60 students in the Department of Geography and Planning Method of Delivery On campus Careers Cartographer Cartography Compiler Climatologist Computer Mapper Demographer Environmental Impact Analyst Forestry Technician Geographer Geographic Area Specialist GIS Analyst Geophysics Assistant Hydrologist Location Expert Map Analyst Curator editor Outdoor Guide Park Ranger Remote Sensing Analyst Site Researcher Soil Conservationist View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geography and Planning Dr Kathleen Schroeder Department Chair schroederk appstate edu 828 262 7055 Department of Geography and Planning The Department of Geography and Planning promotes the understanding of the spatial dimensions of human behavior within the

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  • Appalachian State University / Geography (BS) - General Geography
    geography Human geography Regional geography Program of Study Click on the pdf for your major Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Geography BA Community and Regional Planning BS Geography BS Geographic Information Systems Minors A minor is not required Popular minors include GIS Certificate Planning History A foreign language Geology Biology View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom The Student Planners Association SPA and Appalachian Geographical Society are student run university recognized organizations consisting of major and non major members who are interested in fellowship outings fun and learning more about planning and geography Gamma Theta Upsilon Honor Society is an international honorary academic society for geographers founded in 1928 To join you must be enrolled in any of the geography majors and meet one of two GPA requirements North Carolina ArcGIS Users Group is a non profit organization that creates a forum for the exchange and distribution of knowledge techniques and data for people across North Carolina using associated with ESRI and GIS software North Carolina Geographic Alliance Since 1987 the North Carolina Geographic Alliance has sought to enhance geographic education in North Carolina Schools Over the years the NCGA has produced teaching materials provided professional development and advocated for geography as an integral part of the curriculum Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society There are currently faculty led trips to study planning and community development in Ecuador and Peru Dr Baker Perry also takes 15 students to study climate change in the Andean region each summer Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Department of Geography and Planning has a strong sense of community faculty and students work closely together and alumni remain networked with the department for interns and new hires Undergraduate students have many opportunities to work with faculty on research projects including the dating of log cabin construction See more research Students have the opportunity to pursue an undergraduate GIS certificate which makes them even more employable in a high demand job market The Department of Geography and Planning offers a graduate certificate in planning and a Master of Arts in Geography Students can pursue Appalachian s accelerated master s program and receive their graduate certificate in planning or Master of Arts in Geography in one year as opposed to two years by taking graduate coursework during their senior year Number of Students Approximately 60 students in the Department of Geography and Planning Method of Delivery On campus Careers Cartographer Cartography Compiler Climatologist Computer Mapper Demographer Environmental Impact Analyst Forestry Technician Geographer Geographic Area Specialist GIS Analyst Geophysics Assistant Hydrologist Location Expert Map Analyst Curator editor Outdoor Guide Park Ranger Remote Sensing Analyst Site Researcher Soil Conservationist View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geography and Planning Dr Kathleen Schroeder Department Chair schroederk appstate edu 828 262 7055 Department of Geography and Planning

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  • Appalachian State University / Geography (BS) - Geographic Information Systems
    BS Minors A minor is not required Popular minors include GIS Certificate Planning History A foreign language Geology Biology View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom The Student Planners Association SPA and Appalachian Geographical Society are student run university recognized organizations consisting of major and non major members who are interested in fellowship outings fun and learning more about planning and geography Gamma Theta Upsilon Honor Society is an international honorary academic society for geographers founded in 1928 To join you must be enrolled in any of the geography majors and meet one of two GPA requirements North Carolina ArcGIS Users Group is a non profit organization that creates a forum for the exchange and distribution of knowledge techniques and data for people across North Carolina using associated with ESRI and GIS software North Carolina Geographic Alliance Since 1987 the North Carolina Geographic Alliance has sought to enhance geographic education in North Carolina Schools Over the years the NCGA has produced teaching materials provided professional development and advocated for geography as an integral part of the curriculum Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society There are currently faculty led trips to study planning and community development in Ecuador and Peru Dr Baker Perry also takes 15 students to study climate change in the Andean region each summer Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian GIS students are required to complete an internship to gain practical experience The Department of Geography and Planning has a strong sense of community faculty and students work closely together and alumni remain networked with the department for interns and new hires Undergraduate students have many opportunities to work with faculty on research projects including dating of log cabin construction See more research Students graduate with a GIS certificate which makes them even more employable in a high demand job market The Department of Geography and Planning offers a graduate certificate in planning and a Master of Arts in Geography Students can pursue Appalachian s accelerated master s program and receive their graduate certificate in planning or Master of Arts in Geography in one year as opposed to two years by taking graduate coursework during their senior year Number of Students Approximately 60 students in the Department of Geography and Planning Method of Delivery On campus Careers GIS Analyst GIS Specialist GIS Modeler GIS Manager Director of GIS Laboratory GIS Design and Applications Developer View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of Geography and Planning Dr Kathleen Schroeder Department Chair schroederk appstate edu 828 262 7055 Department of Geography and Planning The Department of Geography and Planning promotes the understanding of the spatial dimensions of human behavior within the physical and cultural systems of the earth and the role of planning in achieving improvement in those systems It offers degrees in Geography and in

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  • Appalachian State University / Geology (BA)
    incorporates knowledge from her research in the U S and Africa into her classroom teaching Meet more faculty Alumnus Profile Jonathan Gerst 05 Appalachian has the perfect geographic geologic setting to learn about geology says Jonathan Gerst 05 a hydrogeologist with EnviroSouth Courses This degree consists of a 37 hour geology core plus courses in mathematics chemistry physics Core courses include Evolution of the Earth Preparation of Geologic Reports Principles of Structural Geology and Tectonics Fundamentals of Mineralogy Petrology and Petrography Sedimentology Stratigraphy Geology Seminar Summer Field Geology Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Geology BS Environmental Geology Geology BS Paleontology Geology BS Secondary Education Geology BS Quantitative Geoscience Geology BA Minors A minor is required Students often select Mathematics Physics or Chemistry View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Geological Society a student group devoted to appreciating and preserving earth s environment history and natural wonders is actively involved in community service university events and geological excursions A seminar series every Friday which attracts an average of 80 students Frequent field trips Summer research with faculty Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Geology offers study abroad programs and has faculty involved in research on every continent from the tops of mountains to the bottom of the ocean Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s location is a perfect setting for studying geology so you ll benefit from field trips and local resources The Department of Geology does not offer a graduate program so faculty members focus entirely on high quality instruction and research opportunities for undergraduates Many of our students have presented their research at professional meetings and or published research in peer reviewed journals As a student you will have access to facilities and equipment that other institutions typically reserve for graduate students There are many opportunities for research creative projects and internships All faculty have one or more students working with them on research projects Number of Students Approximately 5 Method of Delivery On campus Contacts Department of Geology College of Arts and Sciences Dr Cynthia Liutkus Pierce liutkuscm appstate edu Department of Geology Western North Carolina is the perfect setting to study geology and Appalachian s Department of Geology offers these degrees Geology BA Geology BS Geology Environmental Geology BS Geology Quantitative Geoscience BS Geology Paleontology BS Geology Secondary Education BS College of Arts and Sciences Appalachian s largest college The College of Arts and Sciences has more than 500 faculty members and approximately 5 400 students majoring in 86 academic programs The college accounted for 32 percent of declared majors at Appalachian in 2014 15 Because the college is larg ely responsible for teaching courses in Appalachian s General Education curriculum it is heavily involved in the

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  • Appalachian State University / Geology (BS)
    more faculty Alumna Profile Sonia K Sanchez Lohff 14 A graduate student at the University of Cincinnati studying thermochronology Sanchez Lohff says Appalachian s supportive faculty and research opportunities prepared her well for advanced study Courses This degree consists of a 37 hour geology core plus courses in mathematics chemistry physics and computer science computing or statistics Core courses include Evolution of the Earth Preparation of Geologic Reports Principles of Structural Geology and Tectonics Fundamentals of Mineralogy Petrology and Petrography Sedimentology Stratigraphy Geology Seminar Summer Field Geology Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Geology BS Environmental Geology Geology BS Paleontology Geology BS Secondary Education Geology BS Quantitative Geoscience Minors A minor is optional Most students select Mathematics Physics or Chemistry View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Geological Society a student group devoted to appreciating and preserving earth s environment history and natural wonders is actively involved in community service university events and geological excursions A seminar series every Friday which attracts an average of 80 students Frequent field trips Summer research with faculty Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Geology offers study abroad programs and has faculty involved in research on every continent from the tops of mountains to the bottom of the ocean Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s location is a perfect setting for studying geology so you ll benefit from field trips and local resources The Department of Geology does not offer a graduate program so faculty members focus entirely on high quality instruction and research opportunities for undergraduates Many of our students have presented their research at professional meetings and or published research in peer reviewed journals As a student you will have access to facilities and equipment that other institutions typically reserve for graduate students There are many opportunities for research creative projects and internships All faculty have one or more students working with them on research projects Number of Students Approximately 30 Method of Delivery On campus Contacts Department of Geology College of Arts and Sciences Dr Steven Hageman hagemansj appstate edu Department of Geology Western North Carolina is the perfect setting to study geology and Appalachian s Department of Geology offers these degrees Geology BA Geology BS Geology Environmental Geology BS Geology Quantitative Geoscience BS Geology Paleontology BS Geology Secondary Education BS College of Arts and Sciences Appalachian s largest college The College of Arts and Sciences has more than 500 faculty members and approximately 5 400 students majoring in 86 academic programs The college accounted for 32 percent of declared majors at Appalachian in 2014 15 Because the college is larg ely responsible for teaching courses in Appalachian s General Education curriculum it is heavily involved in the education of all students

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  • Appalachian State University / Geology (BS) - Environmental Geology
    do have attended University of Chicago University of Kansas Texas A M University of Oregon University of Utah University of Alaska at Fairbanks and Virginia Tech among others Career Exploration website People Faculty Profile Dr Chuanhui Gu As part of his water quality research Dr Chuanhui Gu is determining to what extent local streams are harmed by pollutants and other change Meet more faculty Courses In addition to a 19 hour required geology core plus courses in math chemistry physics key environmental courses include Geochemistry Introduction to Geophysics Issues in Environmental Geology Hydrogeology Advanced Environmental and Engineering Geology Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Geology BS Paleontology Geology BS Secondary Education Geology BS Quantitative Geoscience Geology BA Minors None required Most students choose to pursue a GIS certificate View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Geological Society a student group devoted to appreciating and preserving earth s environment history and natural wonders is actively involved in community service university events and geological excursions A seminar series every Friday which attracts an average of 80 students Frequent field trips Summer research with faculty Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Geology offers study abroad programs and has faculty involved in research on every continent from the tops of mountains to the bottom of the ocean Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s location is a perfect setting for studying geology so you ll benefit from field trips and local resources The Department of Geology does not offer a graduate program so faculty members focus entirely on high quality instruction and research opportunities for undergraduates Many of our students have presented their research at professional meetings and or published research in peer reviewed journals As a student you will have access to facilities and equipment that other institutions typically reserve for graduate students There are many opportunities for research creative projects and internships All faculty have one or more students working with them on research projects Number of Students 30 Method of Delivery On campus Contacts Department of Geology College of Arts and Sciences Dr Chuanhui Gu guc appstate edu Department of Geology Western North Carolina is the perfect setting to study geology and Appalachian s Department of Geology offers these degrees Geology BA Geology BS Geology Environmental Geology BS Geology Quantitative Geoscience BS Geology Paleontology BS Geology Secondary Education BS College of Arts and Sciences Appalachian s largest college The College of Arts and Sciences has more than 500 faculty members and approximately 5 400 students majoring in 86 academic programs The college accounted for 32 percent of declared majors at Appalachian in 2014 15 Because the college is larg ely responsible for teaching courses in Appalachian s General Education curriculum it is heavily

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  • Appalachian State University / Geology (BS) - Paleontology
    Geology BS Paleontology degree He is now a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan Courses This degree consists of a 37 hour geology core plus courses in mathematics chemistry physics and computer science computing or statistics and an Evolutionary Component Core courses include Evolution of the Earth Preparation of Geologic Reports Principles of Structural Geology and Tectonics Fundamentals of Mineralogy Petrology and Petrography Sedimentology Stratigraphy Geology Seminar Summer Field Geology Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Geology BS Environmental Geology Geology BS Secondary Education Geology BS Quantitative Geoscience Geology BA Minors A minor is optional Many in the paleontology field select Anthropology View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Geological Society a student group devoted to appreciating and preserving earth s environment history and natural wonders is actively involved in community service university events and geological excursions A seminar series every Friday which attracts an average of 80 students Frequent field trips Summer research with faculty Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Geology offers study abroad programs and has faculty involved in research on every continent from the tops of mountains to the bottom of the ocean Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s location is a perfect setting for studying geology so you ll benefit from field trips and local resources The Department of Geology does not offer a graduate program so faculty members focus entirely on high quality instruction and research opportunities for undergraduates Many of our students have presented their research at professional meetings and or published research in peer reviewed journals As a student you will have access to facilities and equipment that other institutions typically reserve for graduate students There are many opportunities for research creative projects and internships All faculty have one or more students working with them on research projects Number of Students Approximately 10 Method of Delivery On campus Contacts Department of Geology College of Arts and Sciences Dr Andy Heckert heckertab appstate edu Department of Geology Western North Carolina is the perfect setting to study geology and Appalachian s Department of Geology offers these degrees Geology BA Geology BS Geology Environmental Geology BS Geology Quantitative Geoscience BS Geology Paleontology BS Geology Secondary Education BS College of Arts and Sciences Appalachian s largest college The College of Arts and Sciences has more than 500 faculty members and approximately 5 400 students majoring in 86 academic programs The college accounted for 32 percent of declared majors at Appalachian in 2014 15 Because the college is larg ely responsible for teaching courses in Appalachian s General Education curriculum it is heavily involved in the education of all students including those pursuing majors in other colleges The college accounted for 48 percent of the instruction

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  • Appalachian State University / Geology (BS) - Secondary Education
    Secondary Education degree program Meet more faculty Courses In addition to a 28 hour geology core plus courses in chemistry and physics key education courses include Teaching Science in the Middle and High Schools Reading in the Content Areas Introductory Astronomy I The Solar System Introductory Astronomy II Stars and Galaxies Biological Concepts I Weather and Climate Calculus with Analytic Geometry I Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Geology BS Environmental Geology Geology BS Paleontology Geology BS Quantitative Geoscience Geology BA Minors A minor is optional View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Geological Society a student group devoted to appreciating and preserving earth s environment history and natural wonders is actively involved in community service university events and geological excursions A seminar series every Friday which attracts an average of 80 students Frequent field trips Summer research with faculty Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of Geology offers study abroad programs and has faculty involved in research on every continent from the tops of mountains to the bottom of the ocean Admission Requirements Admission to Appalachian s Teacher Education Program is required Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s location is a perfect setting for studying geology so you ll benefit from field trips and local resources The Department of Geology does not offer a graduate program so faculty members focus entirely on high quality instruction and research opportunities for undergraduates Many of our students have presented their research at professional meetings and or published research in peer reviewed journals As a student you will have access to facilities and equipment that other institutions typically reserve for graduate students There are many opportunities for research creative projects and internships All faculty have one or more students working with them on research projects Number of Students Approximately 10 Contacts http geology appstate edu Laura Mallard mallardl appstate edu Department of Geology Western North Carolina is the perfect setting to study geology and Appalachian s Department of Geology offers these degrees Geology BA Geology BS Geology Environmental Geology BS Geology Quantitative Geoscience BS Geology Paleontology BS Geology Secondary Education BS College of Arts and Sciences Appalachian s largest college The College of Arts and Sciences has more than 500 faculty members and approximately 5 400 students majoring in 86 academic programs The college accounted for 32 percent of declared majors at Appalachian in 2014 15 Because the college is larg ely responsible for teaching courses in Appalachian s General Education curriculum it is heavily involved in the education of all students including those pursuing majors in other colleges The college accounted for 48 percent of the instruction provided at Appalachian in 2014 15 16 academic departments Appalachian s College of Arts and Sciences nurtures students capabilities in research creative thought and problem solving through 16 academic departments

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