Prospective Students

You may want to major in geology if:

  • You are concerned about the environment.
  • You like the outdoors.
  • You enjoy travel.
  • You don't want a desk job.
  • You have a sense of adventure and a spirit of discovery.
  • You enjoy solving puzzles and problems.
  • You desire a lucrative career doing something you actually like doing.
  • You enjoy using computer technology to solve practical problems.
  • You wonder why the Earth appears as it does.
  • You want to do independent research with faculty members early in your academic career.

Links for Prospective Students


Physical Address
Department of Geology
033 Rankin Science West
572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608

Postal Address
Department of Geology
Appalachian State University
ASU Box 32067
Boone, NC 28608-2067

Phone: 828-262-3049
Fax: 828-262-6503

Dr. Bill Anderson

Anthony Love

Sarah Carmichael
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