APS 215 Sustainable Appal Comm (SENS)

Prerequisite: GSTR 210

An introduction to the concept of sustainability as applied to communities in the Appalachian region. Ecological, social, and economic characteristics of Appalachia are reviewed as a context for case studies of communities within the region. A variety of approaches to sustainable development are explored. Students learn techniques for evaluating community sustainability, and participate in a service-learning or community-based research project that assists a local community to become more sustainable. African Americans', Appalachians', Women's Studies Perspective. NOTE: Noncredit for students who completed GST/SENS 210.


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

SENS 215