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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Appalachian Studies Minor

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This minor offers the student with serious interests in Appalachian regional studies an opportunity to pursue a minor concentration to complement a major in one of the university’s professional or liberal arts programs. This interdisciplinary program enables students to comprehend more fully the history, health, social structure, environment, and culture of the region - its people, its challenges, and its future.

Minor Requirements

The minor in Appalachian Studies requires 18 hours of course work to include the following:

Choose 15 hours of Appalachian Studies courses.

These courses must be chosen from the list below, or current courses listed on the website approved by the Director of Appalachian Studies:


APP 200 - INTRODUCTION TO APPALACHIAN STUDIES  is strongly recommended. Individually arranged courses in independent study and experiential education may be counted toward the minor if approved by the Appalachian Studies Program Director. Special Topics courses offered by the various departments may also be counted, if appropriate.

For more information, contact: Appalachian Studies Associate Director, Kathryn Engle,; Room 204, 624 Maxwelton Court, 0347; 859-257-8262.

For a current listing of courses and further information, visit:

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