Feb 17, 2020  
2019-20 University Catalog 
    
2019-20 University Catalog
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SOC 3424 - Appalachia and the Environment


1 Course Unit(s)
Also listed as ANTH 3424 .
From the beginning of human habitation to the present, the physical landscape of Appalachia has shaped the culture and society of Appalachian peoples. This course examines the relationship of the physical and cultural aspects of Appalachia, from Ice Age hunters to the present. Recent environmental and anti-environmental movements are discussed. Using anthropological, geographical, and sociological literature, students will develop an understanding of the complex relationship of the physical and cultural landscapes, examine the power of historical trends and legacies, and critically examine stereotypes and commonly held beliefs about the region.

General Education Requirement(s): IV
Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1024  or SOC 1004  
Corequisite(s): None
Pre/Corequisite(s): None



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