Appalachian Studies Courses

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Past Semesters Course List

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, Dr. Kathryn Engle, on individualized curriculum plans to fulfill the Appalachian Studies Minor or Undergraduate Certificate Requirements.

Summer 2019 Course Offerings

APP 200: Introduction to Appalachian Studies (3.0 Credits)
Applies to the UK Core requirements: Community, Culture & Citizenship in US 
Credit from this course applies to the following programs: Undergraduate
210 - Part-of-Term ONLINE Course June 6 - August 1
This course is a multidisciplinary introduction to Appalachian culture, history, and society.  It will examine how and why the central and southern Appalachian Mountains came to be viewed as a distinct region, “Appalachia,” and it will examine Appalachia's place in American life.  We will encounter the region's rich traditions of music and literature; its rural social life including kinship and neighborhood institutions; coal mining history, community patterns, and labor struggles; language gender; the experiences of Native Americans, African Americans, and Eastern Europeans in Appalachia; inequality and poverty; community politics and grassroots struggles; and current environmental issues including mountaintop removal coal mining. 

Fall 2019 Course Offerings

APP 200: Introduction to Appalachian Studies (3.0 Credits)
Applies to the UK Core requirements: Community, Culture & Citizenship in US 
Credit from this course applies to the following programs: Undergraduate
001 - Lecture MW 10-10:50AM - Room 111 Business & Economics (B&E) Building - Kathryn Engle
     Discussion W 11-11:50AM - Room 001 Donovan Hall
002 - Lecture MW 10-10:50AM - Room 111 B&E Building - Kathryn Engle
     Discussion W 12-12:50AM - Room 307 Whitehall Classroom Building
003 - Lecture MW 10-10:50AM - Room 111 B&E Building - Kathryn Engle
     Discussion W 1-1:50AM - Room 207 Taylor Education Building
004 - Lecture MW 10-10:50AM - Room 111 B&E Building - Kathryn Engle
     Discussion W 2-2:50AM - Room 0308A Fine Arts Building
005 - Lecture MW 10-10:50AM - Room 111 B&E Building - Kathryn Engle
     Discussion W 3-3:50AM - Room 0308A Fine Arts Building
006 - Lecture MW 10-10:50AM - Room 111 B&E Building - Kathryn Engle
     Discussion F 10-10:50AM - Room 101 Miller Hall

MUS 301: Appalachian Music (3.0 Credits)
Credit from this course applies to the following programs: Undergraduate
001 - Lecture MWF 12-12:50PM - Room 107 Fine Arts Building - James Revell Carr III
Southern Appalachian region. Vocal and instrumental, sacred and secular materials will be covered, together with the interchanges between black and white contributions.

Other Appalachian-Related Courses Fall 2019

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