|Title:||Sociology of Appalachian Culture|
January 2016: The study of major social institutions, such as the economy, family, religion, education, and political institution in pre-industrial Appalachia, and the influence of industrialization producing social change. Social problems such as poverty, environmental pollution, and control of resources, and social action taken to ameliorate problems will be a focus. Experiential learning is an emphasis with required fieldwork. Fee: $20 due prior to January term. Course credit may be applied toward the major, minor, or elective credit in Sociology.