Appropriate Technology at Appalachian State University

The Technology Department at Appalachian State University offers one of the only Bachelor's degrees in Appropriate Technology. Take a look at the brochure (PDF) for more information or check out the website. You can also check out the requirements for an Appropriate Technology degree. In addition to the bachelor's program the Technology Department also offers the only masters program in this field.


  • ASU Dept. of Technology Graduate Program
    The Department of Technology graduate degree programs offer concentrations in Appropriate Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainable Design and Construction, Building Science and Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology.
  • ASU Dept. of Technology Undergraduate Appropriate Technology Major
    The Department of Technology Appropriate Technology program offers courses in renewable energy systems, energy conversion systems, waste and water management, community design, technology assessment, small scale production systems and technology transfer.