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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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SOC 3710 - Sociology of Appalachian Communities (3)

When Offered: Spring
GEN ED: Social Science Designation; Integrative Learning Experience (Theme: “Appalachian Mountains: Community, Culture, and Land”)
This course examines Appalachian communities from the sociological perspective, with a focus on how the region gives rise to a unique configuration of cultural, institutional, and other social practices. Specific attention is also given to the differences between urban and rural Appalachian communities, as well as the complex relationships Appalachia has with the broader component of American society.