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Appalachian Studies HUM.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 16 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Humanities
Effective as of Fall 2023

What is the program about?

The short-term technical certificate is designed for students who are planning on using Appalachian Studies to enhance their careers in a variety of disciplines such as: Sociology, Social Work, Education, Government, Health Care, and Public Safety (i.e., fire and police work). The student who pursues this short-term technical certificate will use the certificate to supplement their professional development.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply the major concepts and principles of Appalachian Studies to better understand and address personal and professional concerns.
  • Recognize and articulate an understanding of the increasing interdependence of world cultures and their consequences.
  • Identify the origins, scope and perspectives of Appalachian Studies

Career Opportunities

This certificate enhances careers in Sociology, Social Work, Education, Government, Health Care, Public Safety and related fields.


This program matches similar programs offered by: Shawnee State, Ohio University, Eastern Kentucky University, and Marshal University


Course Title Credits
HUM 1141 Appalachian History & Culture 3
HUM 1142 Native American History 3
HUM 1140 (Appalachian Folkways) OR SOC 1101 (Introduction to Sociology) OR SOC 1145 (Introduction to Cultural Anthropology) 3
SOC 1108 (Appalachian Families) OR SOC 2210 (Cultural Humility for Working with Youth) OR REL 2255 (People & Religion) 3
GEO 1206 (Appalachian Environment) OR HIS 1101 (United States History I) OR HIS 1102 (United States History II) OR HIS 2215 (Survey of African History) OR HIS 2218 (History of Ohio) 3
SCC 1101 First Year Experience 1
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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.