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  • Appalachian State University / Health Promotion (BS)
    Planning Evaluation Lifestyle Disease Risk Reduction Fitness in Health Promotion Emergency Care CPR Environmental Health Health Risk Appraisal Health Behavior Change Biostatistics Principles of Epidemiology Smoking Cessation Alcohol Treatment Program Weight Management Seminar in Health Promotion Health Promotion Interventions Internship Program of Study Four Year Guide click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Minors A 15 hour minor is required Popular choices are Biology Chemistry or Exercise Science View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Health Promotion Club a student organization open to Health Promotion majors and other students interested in promoting health it focuses on health related service to Appalachian and the surrounding community professional development and camaraderie among members Admission Requirements For the online program Applicants must present a minimum of 30 semester hours of transferrable lower division coursework by entry and are strongly encouraged to complete an Associate of Arts degree an Associate of Science degree or the NC Community College 44 hour Core before admission Note the Associate in Applied Science AAS degree does not meet the core requirement A N C community college advisor can identify coursework required for one of the three core alternatives In addition it is preferred that the following lower division foundational coursework be completed before entry or must be completed by a specified point in the Appalachian program dual enrollment is permitted Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian This program is offered online as well as on campus The Department of Health and Exercise Science is primarily housed in the Holmes Convocation Center which has 13 advanced laboratories 10 classrooms and extensive public service areas Students gain valuable skills through applied laboratory experiences in state of the art facilities The student run Health Promotion Club is open to Health Promotion majors and other students interested in promoting health It focuses on health related service to Appalachian and the surrounding community professional development and camaraderie among members A required internship further enhances academic preparation and practical experience The most common sites are hospitals followed by community health agencies public health departments or other worksites The internship is often a stepping stone to full time employment Students have opportunities to conduct research alongside their professors and contribute to finding innovative solutions for regional and national problems They also present their findings at professional conferences Faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Science are nationally and internationally known researchers who are also expert teachers Number of Students 200 Method of Delivery On campus or online Careers Some of these jobs may require education beyond a bachelor s degree Activities Director Corporate Fitness Instructor Dance Aerobics Yoga Instructor Director Wellness Center Director YMCA Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counselor Facility Manager Health Educator Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Public Health Practitioner Educator Public Health Social Worker View other career possibilities Contacts Beaver College of Health Sciences Department of Health and Exercise Science Dr Alan Utter utterac appstate edu 828 262 3094 Department of Health and Exercise Science The department prepares

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  • Appalachian State University / History (BA)
    students is one of his top priorities Once students are curious class becomes magical he says Meet more faculty Alumnus Profile Salvador Salinas 03 I learned to dream big while at Appalachian I thought I would never be accepted into Oxford but professors like Dr Bortz insisted that I apply to the elite schools Salvador Salinas 03 now assistant professor of Latin American history at the University of Houston Downtown Courses Required courses and electives cover European history United States history and non western history Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs History BS Applied and Public History History BS Multidisciplinary History Social Studies Education BS Minors A minor is required Many students choose Anthropology Sociology Political Science or another discipline within the humanities View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom History Club This student club stimulates interest in history promotes a closer association of students and faculty and provides a common meeting ground for all those interested in history Phi Alpha Theta An honors society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research good teaching publication and the exchange of learning and ideas Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of History offers three regularly scheduled faculty led short term summer study abroad programs Ireland Spain Religious and Ethnic Conflict in Western Europe Ireland and Spain every other year France Germany The Holocaust every year United Kingdom Postindustrial Wales on demand Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Department of History offers a broad curriculum in local national regional and world history which encourages history majors to develop a comparative approach to human problems The campus library s W L Eury Appalachian Collection and British Studies collection are valuable resources for history majors A web based undergraduate journal of historical research called History Matters is published annually by the Department of History It is edited by undergraduates with the help of a faculty board Classes in the Department of History are small and faculty members give individualized attention to students The department has more than 30 tenured faculty members Number of Students 70 Method of Delivery On campus with some online courses in the summer Careers Archivist Biographer Editor Genealogist Historian Historic Preservation Specialist Historic Site Tour Guide Historical Society Staff Member Media Consultant Museum Curator Museum Technicians Specialist Research Assistant Writer Author View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of History Jonathan Billheimer Faculty member billheimerjd appstate edu Department of History By exposing students to a variety of cultures and human experience and by training them in the interpretation of conflicting evidence the Department of History prepares students for the responsibilities of citizenship and for dealing with the ambiguities of human existence College of Arts and Sciences Appalachian s largest college The College of Arts and Sciences has more than 500 faculty members and approximately

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  • Appalachian State University / History (BS) - Applied and Public History
    thrive in jobs from small classes to Dr Andrea Burns Burns s award winning research that informs her teaching Meet more faculty Courses Required courses and electives cover European history United States history and non western history The core course is Public History An Introduction to the Field followed by 24 hours of a Career Oriented Concentration Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs History BA History BS Multidisciplinary History Social Studies Education BS Minors A minor is optional Many students choose Anthropology Sociology Political Science or another discipline within the humanities View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom History Club This student club stimulates interest in history promotes a closer association of students and faculty and provides a common meeting ground for all those interested in history Phi Alpha Theta An honors society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research good teaching publication and the exchange of learning and ideas Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of History offers three regularly scheduled faculty led short term summer study abroad programs Ireland Spain Religious and Ethnic Conflict in Western Europe Ireland and Spain every other year France Germany The Holocaust every year United Kingdom Postindustrial Wales on demand Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Internship sites include local easily accessible locations such as Watauga Public Library as well the National Archives in Maryland and local historical preservation societies across the U S The campus library s W L Eury Appalachian Collection and British Studies collection are valuable resources for history majors The Department of History offers a broad curriculum in local national regional and world history which encourages history majors to develop a comparative approach to human problems A web based undergraduate journal of historical research called History Matters is published annually by the Department of History It is edited by undergraduates with the help of a faculty board Classes in the Department of History are small and faculty members give individualized attention to students The department has more than 30 tenured faculty members Number of Students 30 Method of Delivery On campus with some online courses in the summer Careers Archivist Biographer Editor Genealogist Historian Historic Preservation Specialist Historic Site Tour Guide Historical Society Staff Member Media Consultant Museum Curator Museum Technicians Specialist Research Assistant Writer Author View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of History Dr Andrea Burns Faculty member burnsaa appstate edu Amy Hudnall Faculty member and advisor hudnallac appstate edu Department of History By exposing students to a variety of cultures and human experience and by training them in the interpretation of conflicting evidence the Department of History prepares students for the responsibilities of citizenship and for dealing with the ambiguities of human existence College of Arts and

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  • Appalachian State University / History (BS) - Multidisciplinary
    Amy Hudnall Amy Hudnall has had multiple life and career paths before teaching at Appalachian which enriches what she can offer to students Meet more faculty Student Profile Kevin Tierney The faculty are all so happy to teach what they do and being so knowledgeable they will help students with any questions they may have history major Kevin Tierney Courses Required courses and electives cover European history United States history and non western history The degree requires a 27 hour Career Orientation Concentration Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs History BA History BS Applied and Public History History Social Studies Education BS Minors A minor is optional Many students choose Anthropology Sociology Political Science or another discipline within the humanities View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom History Club This student club stimulates interest in history promotes a closer association of students and faculty and provides a common meeting ground for all those interested in history Phi Alpha Theta An honors society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research good teaching publication and the exchange of learning and ideas Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of History offers three regularly scheduled faculty led short term summer study abroad programs Ireland Spain Religious and Ethnic Conflict in Western Europe Ireland and Spain every other year France Germany The Holocaust every year United Kingdom Postindustrial Wales on demand Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Department of History offers a broad curriculum in local national regional and world history which encourages history majors to develop a comparative approach to human problems The campus library s W L Eury Appalachian Collection and British Studies collection are valuable resources for history majors A web based undergraduate journal of historical research called History Matters is published annually by the Department of History It is edited by undergraduates with the help of a faculty board Classes in the Department of History are small and faculty members give individualized attention to students The department has more than 30 tenured faculty members Number of Students 30 Method of Delivery On campus with some online courses in the summer Careers Archivist Biographer Editor Genealogist Historian Historic Preservation Specialist Historic Site Tour Guide Historical Society Staff Member Media Consultant Museum Curator Museum Technicians Specialist Research Assistant Writer Author View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of History Dr Sheila Phipps Faculty member phippssr appstate edu Amy Hudnall Faculty member and advisor hudnallac appstate edu Department of History By exposing students to a variety of cultures and human experience and by training them in the interpretation of conflicting evidence the Department of History prepares students for the responsibilities of citizenship and for dealing with the ambiguities of human existence College of Arts

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  • Appalachian State University / History, Social Studies Education (BS)
    of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs History BA History BS Applied and Public History History BS Multidisciplinary Minors A minor is optional View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom History Club This student club stimulates interest in history promotes a closer association of students and faculty and provides a common meeting ground for all those interested in history Phi Alpha Theta An honors society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research good teaching publication and the exchange of learning and ideas North Carolina Council for the Social Studies A member supported organization of K 12 educators and administrators pre service and retired teachers college faculty and educators from non profit organizations committed to supporting social studies education in NC Its annual conference promotes quality curriculum resources best instructional practices legislative advocacy and professional collaboration National Council for the Social Studies Founded in 1921 it has grown to be the largest association in the country devoted solely to social studies education Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society The Department of History offers three regularly scheduled faculty led short term summer study abroad programs Ireland Spain Religious and Ethnic Conflict in Western Europe Ireland and Spain every other year France Germany The Holocaust every year United Kingdom Postindustrial Wales on demand Admission Requirements Admission to Appalachian s Teacher Education Program is required The Department of History details the process here The Reich College of Education also provides information here Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian This is one of the largest history and social studies education programs in North Carolina Its graduates are highly regarded throughout the state The Department of History offers a broad curriculum in local national regional and world history which encourages history majors to develop a comparative approach to human problems The campus library s W L Eury Appalachian Collection and British Studies collection are valuable resources for history majors A web based undergraduate journal of historical research called History Matters is published annually by the Department of History It is edited by undergraduates with the help of a faculty board Classes in the Department of History are small and faculty members give individualized attention to students The department has more than 30 tenured faculty members including several with experience in public school teaching and curriculum design Number of Students 200 Method of Delivery On campus with some online courses in the summer Careers Teacher public private international and U S Department of Defense schools Tutor Adult Education Teacher Curriculum Specialist Education Management Specialist Education and Training Administrator Educational Resource Developer Historic Site Educator History Educational Researcher Instructor community college college and university Museum Education Specialist Research Assistant View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of History Dr Rwany Sibaja Program director 828 262 8476 sibajaro appstate edu Myra Pennell Faculty member 828 262 6002

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  • Appalachian State University / Hospitality and Tourism Management (BSBA)
    Industry Human Resource Management Hospitality Management Operations I Hospitality Management Operations II Hospitality Management Internship Destination Management Meeting Convention Management Program of Study Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Minors A minor is not required However popular choices include Entrepreneurship Human Resource Management Sustainable Business and Marketing View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Society for Human Resource Management SRHM the world s largest association devoted to human resource management Appalachian s chapter provides students with opportunities to meet and interact with business professionals about human resource issues Sigma Iota Epsilon An honorary fraternity for management majors Association of Student Entrepreneurs through the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship encourages creativity and expertise on how to start and operate a successful company Hospitality and Tourism Management Student Association provides activities for members interested in hospitality and tourism to interact with and learn from guest speakers and to participate in professional activities Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Membership in this group is the highest international recognition a student in business can receive in an undergraduate or master s program at an AACSB accredited school Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society All business students fulfill an international requirement and an increasing number choose to study abroad through a wide variety of exchange programs The college maintains partnerships with universities across the globe and continues to expand groundbreaking opportunities in emerging markets Admission Requirements Requirements for declaring a major within the Walker College of Business are detailed here Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian A full time internship in a service corporation must be completed during the summer term between the junior and senior years and often leads to job placement Professor Dana Clark is the only individual to win all three top tourism honors in North Carolina the Barentine Special Achievement Award the Tourism Excellence Award for Public Service and the Tourism Excellence Award for an Individual Because entrepreneurship is a crucial tool for economic development the Department of Management offers a major and a minor in entrepreneurship It also provides access to the programs and faculty in Appalachian s Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship in order to help students develop and launch businesses The BB T Student Leadership Center offers consultation to all business majors on choosing a career preparing for interviews and exploring internships and employment Number of Students Approximately 130 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Banquet Manager Cruise Line Director Director of Food and Beverages Dining Room Manager Director of Marketing Director of Sales District Manager Event Planner Events Manager Food Beverage Directors Food Service Manager Front Office Manager Guest Relations Manager Hotel Manager Personnel Director Purchasing Director Reception Manager Reservation Manager Restaurant Owner Regional Manager View more career possibilities Contacts Walker College of Business Department of Management Dr J Dana Clark Professor Clarkjd appstate edu 828 262 6237 Department of Management The

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  • Appalachian State University / Industrial Design (BS) - Furniture Design
    processes All courses are hands on Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Industrial Design BS Product Design Minors View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Industrial Designers Society of America IDSA As an extension of the professional organization IDSA the club participates in portfolio reviews sets up group tours hosts professional presentations and travels to district and national conferences American Society of Furniture Designers ASFD As an extension of the professional furniture design industry the club takes factory tours and coordinates visits to High Point Furniture Fair to better connect with the furniture industry Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Industrial Design has created a strong relationship with the Howest Academy in Belgium with student exchanges and the sharing of class experiences Also summer studios are frequently taught in Prague Czech Republic Admission Requirements There is not an added requirement for initial admission but there is a portfolio review after the student completes an introductory class sequence which will allow the student to take upper level classes Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian This is the only furniture design program in the country that requires a minor in Marketing Alumni have gone on to work at world renowned design firms corporations and independent business ventures Student work has been recognized and shown at Greener Gadgets Dwell on Design Designboom Mart in Copenhagen High Point Furniture Market and ICFF Students have won the national Creative Juice Competition sponsored by Google honorable mention in the Robert Bruce Thompson Lighting Competition and Best of Show at the International Woodworking Fair Numerous student group projects have placed in the Retail and Health Innovation Challenge hosted by Wake Forest University School of Business and sponsored by CVS Health Number of Students Approximately 170 students in the Industrial Design program Method of Delivery On campus only Employers GoPro Touchstone 3D Dorel Juvenile Chrome Hearts Hugh s Handsbuilt Toshiba Joe Gibbs Racing Kikkerland Nike Pensole Bernhardt Design LIAT Jasper Library Furniture Intel Skookum Digital Works Cree Inc Westfield Outdoors Hunter Fan Company WestRock ECR Software Newell Rubbermaid Irwin Tools Milwaukee Electronic Tool Corp Techtronic Industries Lowe s Home Improvement Enventy s TOMY Toys Mesa Home Products Contacts College of Fine and Applied Arts Department of Applied Design Industrial Design Program Richard Elaver Program Coordinator 828 262 7105 elaverra appstate edu Department of Applied Design The Department of Applied Design fosters excellence in design education design research and professional placement The department balances theoretical and pragmatic approaches while exploring an awareness of impact of design decisions on the global community Sustainability and ethical responsibility are integrated as part of a holistic approach to creative problem solving College of Fine and Applied Arts Appalachian State University s College of Fine and Applied Arts is a dynamic and innovative group of academic departments including Applied Design Art Communication Military Science and Leadership Sustainable Development Sustainable Technology and

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  • Appalachian State University / Industrial Design (BS) - Product Design
    Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Industrial Design BS Furniture Design Minors A minor is not required Popular choices for students who do pursue a minor include Marketing Apparel Design and Merchandising Photography General Business Psychology View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Industrial Designers Society of America IDSA As an extension of the professional organization IDSA the club participates in portfolio reviews sets up group tours hosts professional presentations and travels to district and national conferences American Society of Furniture Designers ASFD As an extension of the professional furniture design industry the club takes factory tours and coordinates visits to High Point Furniture Fair to better connect with the furniture industry Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Industrial Design has created a strong relationship with the Howest Academy in Belgium with student exchanges and the sharing of class experiences Also summer studios are frequently taught in Prague Czech Republic Admission Requirements There is not an added requirement for initial admission but there is a portfolio review after the student completes an introductory class sequence which will allow the student to take upper level classes Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Alumni have gone on to work at world renowned design firms corporations and independent business ventures Student work has been recognized and shown at Greener Gadgets Dwell on Design Designboom Mart in Copenhagen High Point Furniture Market and ICFF Students have won the national Creative Juice Competition sponsored by Google honorable mention in the Robert Bruce Thompson Lighting Competition and Best of Show at the International Woodworking Fair Numerous student group projects have placed in the Retail and Health Innovation Challenge hosted by Wake Forest University School of Business and sponsored by CVS Health Number of Students Approximately 170 students in the Industrial Design program Method of Delivery On campus only Employers GoPro Touchstone 3D Dorel Juvenile Chrome Hearts Hugh s Handsbuilt Toshiba Joe Gibbs Racing Kikkerland Nike Pensole Bernhardt Design LIAT Jasper Library Furniture Intel Skookum Digital Works Cree Inc Westfield Outdoors Hunter Fan Company WestRock ECR Software Newell Rubbermaid Irwin Tools Milwaukee Electronic Tool Corp Techtronic Industries Lowe s Home Improvement Enventy s TOMY Toys Mesa Home Products Contacts College of Fine and Applied Arts Department of Applied Design Industrial Design Program Richard Elaver Program Coordinator 828 262 7105 elaverra appstate edu Department of Applied Design The Department of Applied Design fosters excellence in design education design research and professional placement The department balances theoretical and pragmatic approaches while exploring an awareness of impact of design decisions on the global community Sustainability and ethical responsibility are integrated as part of a holistic approach to creative problem solving College of Fine and Applied Arts Appalachian State University s College of Fine and Applied Arts is a dynamic and innovative group of academic departments including Applied Design Art Communication Military Science and Leadership Sustainable Development Sustainable

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