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Appalachian Culture and Environments Minor

Appalachian Culture and Environments Minor

Learn about the Cultures of Appalachia as you study the social, political, and environmental issues of the region from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Appalachian Studies Required Courses (6 Hours)

Electives (12 Hours)

What You'll Study

Gain an appreciation for the unique literature and language of the Appalachian Region. You'll learn about issues and struggles that face local communities today. You can take courses like these:

  • Appalachian Language and Cultures
  • Appalachian Community Research
  • Civic Agriculture
  • Ecology of Appalachian Forests
  • Issues in Appalachian Studies

This minor is part of the Pathways to General Education.

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Contact Us
If you have questions about pursuing this minor, please contact:

Dr. Emily Satterwhite
344 Lane Hall,
280 Alumni Mall,
Blacksburg, VA 24061