Appalachian Studies Courses

For a list of Summer and Fall 2022 courses that can count towards the Appalachian Studies Minor/Certificate, click here: Summer & Fall 2022 Courses

Summer 2022 Appalachian Studies Courses

APP 200: Introduction to Appalachian Studies
3 Credit Hours
210 - (First 8 Week Session, May 16-July 13) fully online, asynchronous, instructor TBD
211 - (Second 8 Week Session, June 14-Aug.10) fully online, asynchronous, instructor TBD
 
APP 200 Course Description
A multidisciplinary introduction to Appalachian culture, history and society. Examines how Appalachia came to be viewed as a distinct region; looks at its place in American life.
 
APP 395: Independent Study
1-6 Credit Hours - Lecture TBD-Location TBD– Instructor TBD
 
APP 395 Course Description 
Independent Study of special topic under the supervision of Appalachian Studies-affiliated faculty. Students must identify both a topic for this project as well as a faculty mentor who has agreed to supervise this project. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
 
APP 399: Practicum
1-6 Credit Hours
 
APP 399 Course Description
A field-, community-based, practical or applied educational experience supervised by an Appalachian Studies Program faculty affiliate. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Pass-fail only. A learning contract must be filed in order to receive credit for this course.

 

Fall 2022 Appalachian Studies Courses

APP 200: Introduction to Appalachian Studies
3 Credit Hours                
                001 – MW 3-4:15; instructor TBD (in person, full semester)
                002 - instructor TBD (fully online, asynchronous, part-of-term: Oct. 17-Dec. 16)
 
APP 200 Course Description
A multidisciplinary introduction to Appalachian culture, history and society. Examines how Appalachia came to be viewed as a distinct region; looks at its place in American life.
 
APP 395: Independent Study
1-6 Credit Hours
                001 – Kathryn Engle
                002 – Ann Kingsolver
 
APP 395 Course Description 
Independent Study of special topic under the supervision of Appalachian Studies-affiliated faculty. Students must identify both a topic for this project as well as a faculty mentor who has agreed to supervise this project. May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
 
APP 399: Practicum
1-6 Credit Hours
                001 – Kathryn Engle
                002 – Ann Kingsolver
 
APP 399 Course Description
A field-, community-based, practical or applied educational experience supervised by an Appalachian Studies Program faculty affiliate. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Pass-fail only. A learning contract must be filed in order to receive credit for this course.
 

For a list of Spring 2022 courses that can count towards the Appalachian Studies Minor/Certificate, click here: Spring 2022 App Related Course List

For a list of Summer/Fall 2021 courses that can count towards the Appalachian Studies Minor/Certificate, click here: Fall 2021 App Related Course List

For a list of Winter Intersession/Spring 2021 courses that can count towards the Appalachian Studies Minor/Certificate, click here: Spring 2021 App-Related Courses Listing

Courses that have previously counted toward App Studies Program

Course Criteria for Appalachian Studies Minor or Certificate Courses

2018-2019 APP Course Bulletin Descriptions

Please note: Students may petition the Director of Appalachian Studies, Prof. Ann Kingsolver, on individualized curriculum plans to fulfill the Appalachian Studies Minor or Undergraduate Certificate Requirements.