Appalachian Studies- Minor


The Appalachian Studies minor is designed to provide students with an understanding of the history, natural resources, culture, politics, economy, and literary and artistic expressions of the region in which they were raised, will work and/or are presently located and to provide a coherent learning experience through multi-disciplinary studies of a single area.

Degree Details

The program consists of English 364 when the topic is Appalachian Literature; History 318; Political Science 203; and Art 241 or Environmental Studies 225; an internship or independent study approved by the Appalachian Studies Program Advisor, and one additional course selected from Geography 311, 331; History 316.

Degree Type and Level



  • Departments: Civic Innovation