The Center for Appalachian Studies offers a Master of Arts in Appalachian Studies with concentrations in Sustainability, Culture, and Music. Appalachian State University is home to the peer-reviewed Appalachian Journal,  W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection and other world class resources for regional scholars.

The Center for Appalachian Studies promotes public programs, community collaboration, civic engagement, and scholarship on the Appalachian region.  The Center is committed to building healthy communities and deepening knowledge of Appalachia's past, present, and future through community-based research and engagement.  

The Center also offers an On-campus Graduate Certificate in Appalachian Studies and a Graduate Minor in Appalachian Studies. The undergraduate program also offers two minors: Appalachian Studies and Appalachian Music: Roots and Influences.



Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 10:37am
The Center for Appalachian Studies is partnerning with the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum this...
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Six students from Appalachian State traveled to Washington, D.C. Dec. 4-6 to present their research...
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Nov. 3, 2014. MA student Aaron Parlier has created a mobile application for an online rock climbing...
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Dr. William R. Schumann
Center Director
LLA 110

Dr. Dave H. Wood
Academic Program Director
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Ms. Teri Goodman
Administrative Assistant
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Boone, NC 28608-2018

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