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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Appalachian Studies (Part-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: Overview of the facets of folkways and folklore in the Appalachian region of the United States, including folk customs, language, material culture, performing folk arts and literary themes of selected contemporary writers.

Notes: Fall only

Description: Survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of Native Americans, from prehistoric times to the present, with specific emphasis on Native Americans of Ohio and the Appalachian region.

Notes: Fall only

Description: A critical and analytical examination of the Appalachian experience from the 1700s through the present day with emphasis on the Appalachian family (both rural and urban) as a varied and complex social system, including an examination of the diverse populations within the Appalachian region.

Notes: Taught as Independent Study, see SOC department chair to arrange.

 

Term hours subtotal:

9

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: An examination of various facets of life in Appalachia, including history, culture, economics, politics, education and religion.

Notes: Spring only

Description: Overview of the various geographic aspects of the rural and urban Appalachian region, including physiography and geology; migration and settlement patterns; historical development and cultural diffusion; and population characteristics and economy.

Notes: Taught as Independent Study, see GEO department chair to arrange.

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.