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  • Appalachian State University / Sociology (BS) - Individually Designed
    their concentration requirements View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Sociology Club a student led organization devoted to service learning fundraising and hosting events for the betterment of students inspired by the discipline of sociology Alpha Kappa Delta an international sociology honors society formed with the intent to acknowledge and promote excellence in the scholarship in the study of sociology the research of social problems and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition The North Carolina Sociological Association open to all practicing sociologists whether in academic government or applied settings as well as to sociology students at the undergraduate and graduate level Southern Sociological Society open to all sociology students and professionals across the southern United States American Sociological Association a national organization dedicated to sociology and its pursuit of investigating human behavior social interaction and social structures Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Department of Sociology faculty lead summer study abroad opportunities Past program titles have included Studying War in Europe and Religious and Ethnic Conflict in Ireland and Spain Admission Requirements The Department of Sociology has specific guidelines for proposing this concentration 1 A student may come from the general college or be a current or transfer student General College or transfer students will work with the Undergraduate Program Director or their department advisor to develop a proposed program of study 2 The student must develop the proposal with the following components A title for the concentration A rationale for the concentration why this should be a sociology degree the student s career goals and why his her goal can only be met through this concentration A list of 10 courses which would make up the concentration including a sentence for the rationale for each course These courses must come from a variety of departments in order to be interdisciplinary 3 Student proposals in this concentration must include the following courses and receive a grade of C or higher for each listed SOC 1000 The Sociological Perspective SOC 3885 Research Methods I SOC 3895 Research Methods II SOC 3950 Sociological Theory I SOC 3960 Sociological Theory II SOC 4450 Senior Seminar 4 The undergraduate program director will review the proposal and will refer it to the department curriculum committee for review 5 The undergraduate Program Director will confer with the student based on curriculum committee recommendations if necessary The Undergraduate Program Director or department advisor will complete the necessary paperwork and submit it to the College of Arts and Sciences Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Sociology majors have the option to work with a faculty mentor who can provide professional advice intellectual development in terms of a specific substantive area in sociology and involvement in research projects Learn about faculty research specialties here Students are encouraged to assist with faculty research projects and can stay up to date on current research projects via

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  • Appalachian State University / Sociology (BS) - Social Inequalities
    Families and Intimate Relationships Sociology BS Gerontology Sociology BS Individually Designed Minors A minor is optional Popular minors include Non profit management View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Sociology Club a student led organization devoted to service learning fundraising and hosting events for the betterment of students inspired by the discipline of sociology Alpha Kappa Delta an international sociology honors society formed with the intent to acknowledge and promote excellence in the scholarship in the study of sociology the research of social problems and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition The North Carolina Sociological Association open to all practicing sociologists whether in academic government or applied settings as well as to sociology students at the undergraduate and graduate level Southern Sociological Society open to all sociology students and professionals across the southern United States American Sociological Association a national organization dedicated to sociology and its pursuit of investigating human behavior social interaction and social structures Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Department of Sociology faculty lead summer study abroad opportunities Past program titles have included Studying War in Europe and Religious and Ethnic Conflict in Ireland and Spain Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University In order to maintain progress in this degree students must receive a grade of C or higher in the following classes SOC 1000 The Sociological Perspective SOC 3885 Research Methods I SOC 3895 Research Methods II SOC 3950 Sociological Theory I SOC 3960 Sociological Theory II SOC 4450 Senior Seminar Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian offers a minor in non profit management that many students choose to pursue in conjunction with this degree Students are required to complete an internship Many students choose to intern with local organizations that the Department of Sociology maintains relationships with Sociology majors have the option to work with a faculty mentor who can provide professional advice intellectual development in terms of a specific substantive area in sociology and involvement in research projects Learn about faculty research specialties here Students are encouraged to assist with faculty research projects and can stay up to date on current research projects via the department s web page for research opportunities The Department of Sociology offers scholarships Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Adoption Agent Community Relations Director Community Service Agency Worker Family Guidance Clinic Worker Financial Aid Counselor Foster Care Worker Fund raiser Development Officer Peace Corps VISTA Worker Political Systems Researcher Population Specialist Public Administrator Social Welfare Examiner Urban Planner Welfare Counselor View more career possibilities Contacts College of Arts and Sciences Department of Sociology Dr Amy Dellinger Page Chair pagead appstate edu 828 262 2293 Dr Cameron Lippard Undergraduate Program Director lippardcd appstate edu 828 262 6396 Department of Sociology The Department of Sociology offers a BA degree and six BS concentrations Applied Research Methods Criminology

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  • Appalachian State University / Special Education (BS) – Adapted Curriculum K-12
    watch as students become educators that also share in the joy of helping others learn Courses Core courses include Research and Issues in Special Education Characteristics Theories and Diagnosis of Students w Learning Differences Psychoeducational Strategies with Special Needs Learners Introduction to Developmental Disabilities Special Education Assessment Assistive Technology in Special Education Principles of Reading Instruction for the Classroom Teacher Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems Program of Study Click on the pdf of your major Four Year Guide Click on the pdf of your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Special Education BS General Curriculum K 12 Minors No minor is required for the degree however this program offers a minor in Special Education General to other majors View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Educators Open to all education majors It sponsors service events and provides professional development and leadership opportunities Student North Carolina Association of Educators A professional organization for college students looking to work in the field of education This is a sub organization of the North Carolina Association of Educators NCAE Kappa Delta Pi The national honorary education fraternity Student Council for Exceptional Children SCEC Promotes programs and service projects and prepares future leaders in the education of exceptional children and youth AppVocates A group of students who volunteer with Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program an innovative campus program that provides students with intellectual disabilities access to a 2 year college education View all RCOE student organization contacts Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Opportunities for education majors include international student teaching Admission Requirements Admission to Appalachian s Teacher Education Program is required Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Reich College of Education has one of the state s top rated teacher education programs and is recognized consistently in the annual Institution of Higher Education Performance Report by the North Carolina State Board of Education A nationwide shortage of special education teachers means plenty of opportunities for graduates Graduates are regarded as well trained to teach special education in public and private schools The Special Education program has close faculty student cooperation which enhances students growth and development Number of Students 83 with more than 170 students in both Special Education degree programs combined Method of Delivery In addition to on campus students the Reich College of Education offers undergraduate programs in Special Education at off campus locations in Hickory and Burke County Online courses are also available for some courses Careers Art Therapist Audio Visual Specialist Audio Visual Therapist Camp Director Case Manager Child Development Center Director Child Development Specialist Child Psychologist Communications Specialist Community Service Agency Director Dance Therapist Director of Special Education Drug Rehabilitation Official Educational Advocate Educational Diagnostician ESL Teacher Family Services Social Worker Group Home Director Juvenile Court Counselor Language Audiologist Learning Center Administration Occupational Therapist Orientation and Mobility Specialist Peace Corps Volunteer Physical Therapist Recreational Therapist Rehabilitation Counselor School

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  • Appalachian State University / Special Education (BS) – General Curriculum K-12
    passion for teaching She loves to watch as students become educators that also share in the joy of helping others learn Courses Core courses include Research and Issues in Special Education Characteristics Theories and Diagnosis of Students w Learning Differences Psychoeducational Strategies with Special Needs Learners Introduction to Developmental Disabilities Special Education Assessment Assistive Technology in Special Education Principles of Reading Instruction for the Classroom Teacher Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems Program of Study Click on the pdf of your major Four Year Guide Click on the pdf of your major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Program Special Education BS Adapted Curriculum K 12 Minors No minor is required for the degree however this program offers a minor in Special Education General to other majors View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom Appalachian Educators Open to all education majors It sponsors service events and provides professional development and leadership opportunities Student North Carolina Association of Educators A professional organization for college students looking to work in the field of education This is a sub organization of the North Carolina Association of Educators NCAE Kappa Delta Pi The national honorary education fraternity Student Council for Exceptional Children SCEC Promotes programs and service projects and prepares future leaders in the education of exceptional children and youth AppVocates A group of students who volunteer with Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program a innovative campus program that provides students with intellectual disabilities access to a 2 year college education View all RCOE student organization contacts Global Learning Appalachian is committed to introducing students to different cultures and teaching them how to live and interact in a global society Opportunities for education majors include international student teaching Admission Requirements Admission to Appalachian s Teacher Education Program is required Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian The Reich College of Education has one of the state s top rated teacher education programs and is recognized consistently in the annual Institution of Higher Education Performance Report by the North Carolina State Board of Education A nationwide shortage of special education teachers means plenty of opportunities for graduates Graduates are regarded as well trained to teach special education in public and private schools The Special Education program has close faculty student cooperation which enhances students growth and development Number of Students 89 with more than 170 students in both Special Education degree programs combined Method of Delivery In addition to on campus students the Reich College of Education offers undergraduate programs in Special Education at off campus locations in Hickory and Burke County Online courses are also available for some courses Careers Art Therapist Audio Visual Specialist Audio Visual Therapist Camp Director Case Manager Child Development Center Director Child Development Specialist Child Psychologist Communications Specialist Community Service Agency Director Dance Therapist Director of Special Education Drug Rehabilitation Official Educational Advocate Educational Diagnostician ESL Teacher Family Services Social Worker Group Home Director Juvenile Court Counselor Language Audiologist Learning Center Administration Occupational Therapist Orientation and Mobility Specialist Peace Corps Volunteer Physical

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  • Appalachian State University / Studio Art (BFA)
    well as the Hope Pregnancy Resource Center Alumna Profile Lauren Goding 10 A residency program in Beijing China after her sophomore year led to her first job as a graphic designer and international affairs coordinator for the Beijing Studio Center Meet more alumni Faculty Profile Scott Ludwig A proponent of experiential learning Ludwig challenges his students to integrate their passion for art with the world around them Meet more faculty Courses Program of Study Four Year Guide NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Minors Studio Art with Portfolio Review Studio Art without Portfolio Review Art History View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom AIGA ASU The student led affiliate of AIGA the Professional Association for Design Appalachian Ceramics Association Works to provide ceramic artists with a productive environment that fosters exploration experience and expertise in ceramics Appalachian State Printmaking Club Promotes printmaking and involvement in local regional national and international print events and opportunities Art History Club An environment in which to discuss issues related to art history and to prepare for careers in art history and related fields Arts Management Organization AMO Seeks to promote professionalism and networking within the arts fields by increasing the awareness of the arts on Appalachian s campus and in the community NAEA National Association of Art Educators Student Chapter Promotes arts advocacy professional development and leadership opportunities in visual arts education for the benefit of emerging educators in diverse communities Student Art League An organization brid ging the gap among the Department of Art s many disciplines The Peel Literature and Arts Review The university s student run literary arts publication that is produced three times a year Learn more Admission Requirements A portfolio is required upon declaring this major which includes 10 images that document previous successful artwork Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian No portfolio required for entering freshmen Internships offer students valuable networking and experience to help begin their careers Many students have interned with individual artists but recent internships also include Zea Mays Printshop Robert Blackburn Printshop the Center for Craft Creativity and Design Greenhill Center for NC Art Arrowmont School for Arts Crafts and Gaines Kiker Silversmith Goldsmith The Residential Learning Community called Art Haus is where students interested in being creative live together The Department of Art offers high quality facilities for all of its degrees Number of Students 80 Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Small business owners Freelance artists Textile designers Educators View more career possibilities Contacts College of Fine and Applied Arts Department of Art Clif Meador Department chair meadorck appstate edu 828 262 2220 Department of Art The Department of Art offers programs in Art Education Art History Art Management Commercial Photography Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology Graphic Design and Studio Art 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 the Built Environment

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  • Appalachian State University / Sustainable Development (BA)
    Studies Sustainable Development BS Community Regional and Global Development Sustainable Development BS Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Global Studies BA Minors 9 semester hours of a minor are required The selection must be approved by the student s advisor View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom SDSA Sustainable Development Student Alliance Supports a variety of student led community building and sustainability oriented projects on campus and community wide Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm 35 acres of pasture 130 acres woodlot and woodlands a large greenhouse late 19th century barn and a student residence where five or six agroecology students live and work Read story Sustainability Environmental Education Club SEEC Dedicated to increasing the community s understanding of sustainability through the involvement of Appalachian students in environmental education programs with local youth Appalachian State Students for New Urbanism Engages the community and students in promoting more vibrant and sustainable urban environments Blue Ridge Conservancy Appalachian State University Campus Chapter Works to permanently protect land and water resources with agricultural ecological cultural recreational and scenic value in the northwest North Carolina Activities include trail clean ups hikes guest speakers and much more 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 Sustainable Department offers occasional faculty led study abroad programs to Madagascar and Malawi Students learn about rural livelihood strategies and conservation issues related to sustainable development Learn more Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s Sustainable Development program is the oldest program in the country and its interdisciplinary focus sets it apart from other schools All students get to study and work on Appalachian s Teaching and Research Farm one of the largest sustainable agriculture teaching research farms in the country Internships are highly encouraged Host sites include Environmental Protection Agency Blue Ridge Conservancy organic and sustainable farms Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture Appalachian Voices and other green organizations across the U S The Department of Sustainable Development works with a number of community outreach projects from the Civic Gardening Project to its Sustainable Farming Resource Center and a farm to school support network Number of Students Approximately 300 in the Department of Sustainable Development Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Consumer Researcher Environmental Impact Analyst Environmental Quality Specialist Ethnic Groups Special Concerns Advocate Fund raiser Grant writer Health Services Organization Manager Housing Development Specialist Natural Resources Specialist Park Ranger Public Health Worker Rural Development Worker Urban Planner Community Organizer Grassroots Organizer Neighborhood Planner NGO Director Historic Preservationist International Relief Representative Museum Curator Researcher National Natural Landmarks Officer Environmental Researcher View more career possibilities Employers Recent graduates have been hired by New River Organic Growers Grass to Greens PECI Organic Growers School Green Opportunities Cedar International School Belk Inc County governments AmeriCorps Peace Corps Contacts College of Fine and Applied Arts Department of Sustainable Development Dr Sandra Lubarsky Department chair

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  • Appalachian State University / Sustainable Development (BS) - Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
    Four Year Guide Click on the pdf for this major NCCC Transfer Four Year Guide Related Programs Global Studies BA Sustainable Development BS Environmental Studies Sustainable Development BA Sustainable Development BS Community Regional and Global Development Minors A minor is optional View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom SDSA Sustainable Development Student Alliance Supports a variety of student led community building and sustainability oriented projects on campus and community wide Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm 35 acres of pasture 130 acres woodlot and woodlands a large greenhouse late 19th century barn and a student residence where five or six agroecology students live and work Read story Sustainability Environmental Education Club SEEC Dedicated to increasing the community s understanding of sustainability through the involvement of Appalachian students in environmental education programs with local youth Appalachian State Students for New Urbanism Engages the community and students in promoting more vibrant and sustainable urban environments Blue Ridge Conservancy Appalachian State University Campus Chapter Works to permanently protect land and water resources with agricultural ecological cultural recreational and scenic value in the northwest North Carolina Activities include trail clean ups hikes guest speakers and much more High Country Local First a non profit organization that seeks to strengthen the community and local economy by supporting locally owned independent businesses and farmers through education promotion and networking 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 Sustainable Department offers occasional faculty led study abroad programs to Madagascar and Malawi Students learn about rural livelihood strategies and conservation issues related to sustainable development Learn more Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s Sustainable Development program is the oldest program in the country and its interdisciplinary focus sets it apart from other schools All students get to study and work on Appalachian s Teaching and Research Farm one of the largest sustainable agriculture teaching research farms in the country Internships are highly encouraged Host sites include Environmental Protection Agency Blue Ridge Conservancy organic and sustainable farms Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture Appalachian Voices and other green organizations across the U S The Department of Sustainable Development works with a number of community outreach projects from the Civic Gardening Project to its Sustainable Farming Resource Center and a farm to school support network Number of Students Approximately 300 in the Department of Sustainable Development Method of Delivery On campus only Careers Agriculture Extension Officer Consumer Researcher Agriculture and Food Education Farmer Farm Manager Farmers Market manager Food Policy Analyst Food Systems Advocacy work Health and Nutrition programs Horticulturist Farm Credit Analyst Garden Manager Land Conservation Natural Resources Specialist Non profit work related to food systems Rural Development Worker International Relief Representative View more career possibilities Employers Recent graduates have been hired by New River Organic Growers Grass to Greens Organic Growers School Green Opportunities AmeriCorps Planters Garden

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  • Appalachian State University / Sustainable Development (BS) - Community, Regional, and Global Development
    Agriculture Sustainable Development BA Sustainable Development BS Environmental Studies Global Studies BA Minors A minor is optional View all minors Engagement Outside the Classroom SDSA Sustainable Development Student Alliance Supports a variety of student led community building and sustainability oriented projects on campus and community wide Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm 35 acres of pasture 130 acres woodlot and woodlands a large greenhouse late 19th century barn and a student residence where five or six agroecology students live and work Read story Sustainability Environmental Education Club SEEC Dedicated to increasing the community s understanding of sustainability through the involvement of Appalachian students in environmental education programs with local youth Appalachian State Students for New Urbanism Engages the community and students in promoting more vibrant and sustainable urban environments Blue Ridge Conservancy Appalachian State University Campus Chapter Works to permanently protect land and water resources with agricultural ecological cultural recreational and scenic value in the northwest North Carolina Activities include trail clean ups hikes guest speakers and much more Global Learning The Department of Sustainable Department offers occasional faculty led study abroad programs to Madagascar and Malawi Students learn about rural livelihood strategies and conservation issues related to sustainable development Learn more Admission Requirements There are no admission requirements beyond admission to Appalachian State University Apply Visit Info Why Appalachian Appalachian s Sustainable Development program is the oldest program in the country and its interdisciplinary focus sets it apart from other schools All students get to study and work on Appalachian s Teaching and Research Farm one of the largest sustainable agriculture teaching research farms in the country Internships are highly encouraged Host sites include Environmental Protection Agency Blue Ridge Conservancy organic and sustainable farms Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture Appalachian Voices and other green organizations across the U S The Department of Sustainable Development works with a number of community outreach projects from the Civic Gardening Project to its Sustainable Farming Resource Center and a farm to school support network Number of Students Approximately 300 in the Department of Sustainable Development Method of Delivery On campus only Careers International Development Worker Public Health Worker Rural Development Worker Community Organizer Grassroots Organizer Advocacy Work NGO and Nonprofit Director International Humanitarian Relief Worker Sustainability and Development Researcher Human Rights Worker Sustainability Consultant Government Corporate or NGO Climate Change Adaptation Resilience Facilitator Environmental Policy Analyst Fund Raiser and Grant Writer Natural Resources Specialist Park Ranger Community Planner Environmental Researcher Environmental Journalist Sustainability Director View more career possibilities Employers Recent graduates have been hired by Cedar International School Belk Inc Sustainability Department County governments AmeriCorps Peace Corps Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Climate Nexus Appalachian State University Office of Sustainability Southern Energy O2 Energy Company Heifer International Hunger and Health Coalition Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy Contacts College of Fine and Applied Arts Department of Sustainable Development Dr Sandra Lubarsky Department chair lubarskysb appstate edu 828 262 7248 Department of Sustainable Development The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development SD Department is the oldest sustainable development program

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