Appalachian Studies

BA/BS Social Science – Appalachian Studies Major

I. General Studies …………………………..63 or 48

II. Required Courses………………………………26
GEO 205 Introduction to Geography
GEO 206 World Regional Geography
HIST 104 History of Civilization II
HIST 211 United States History Since 1876
POLS 101 Basic Concepts in Politics and Government
POLS 201 American Government
SOC 150 Basic Concepts of Sociology
SS 101 Portfolio
SS 480 Social Science Capstone
One upper-level social science course in discipline other than major

III. Appalachian Studies……………………….27
ENG 230 Appalachian Literature
GEO 307 Environmental Issues in Appalachia
GEO 310 Geography of U.S. and Canada
HIST 302 West Virginia and the Appalachian Region
POLS 315 State Constitutions in Appalachia
SWK 316 Social Welfare in Appalachia
SS 250 Statistics in Social and Behavioral Sciences

IV. Electives in social sciences or humanities………………………….6

V. Electives to total 120 Semester Hours

 

For information, please contact Dr. Tammy McClain, Chairperson, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences