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2023 - 2024 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: 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: Overview of the rich diversity of human religiosity and the key beliefs, practices, stories and rituals that serve to connect humans to the sacred. Special attention to unique individuals within each religious tradition. A comparative look at religion in our society.

Notes: choose from: REL 2255, SOC 1108, or SOC 2210

Description: This course is designed to help new students make a successful transition to Sinclair Community College. Topics include college resources; academic, career and personal services available through Sinclair; learning styles; the learning process; financial responsibility; stress and wellness; and computer literacy through eLearn and library resources.


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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: Development of the people of the United States in political, social, economic and cultural areas from Reconstruction to the present.

Notes: choose from: GEO 1206, HIS 1101, HIS 1102, HIS 2215, or HIS 2218

Description: A critical analysis of contemporary American society with review of major sociological theories, research methods, culture, socialization, groups, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social inequalities, social processes and social change.

Notes: choose from: SOC 1101, SOC 1145, or HUM 1140

Prerequisites: DEV 0015


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