Education in Action

Wonder what courses are like in the college? Watch these short films to experience the education and opportunities, inside and outside the classroom.

Anthropology

"You are a student with a name, and a face, and we know your interest and your goals, and we want to help you get there."
Anthropology at Appstate

Cultural, Gender, & Global Studies (CGG)

"Peace Studies is about learning how to work across disciplines with people from multiple fields to create holistic and lasting world with more effective conflict resolution...What we're hoping to do is to help people to do conflict more effectively, because conflict helps you grow, it helps you become more mature."

Cultural, Gender, & Global Studies (CGG) at Appalachian State University video

English

"Technical communication is taught through the lens of sustainability, and sustainability is really important to the College of Arts and Sciences, it's important to the university, and it's really important to our students."

English at Appalachian State University video

Fermentation Sciences

"The department of fermentation sciences is a place where students learn how to use microorganisms for preserving food, making alcoholic beverages, cleaning up the environment."
Fermentation Sciences Education in Action at Appstate

Geological and Environmental Sciences

"Appalachian is a great place to study geology, because geology made these mountains."
Geological and Environmental Sciences video

History

"Most of our students are not poor, and they are not from poor families. I wanted them to have the real experience of poverty. The students are very affected by it, and they become very enthusiastic in trying to do something about it."

History at Appalachian State University video

Psychology

"One of the the things I love about this program is right from the beginning you start working with volunteer clients...who actually discuss real issues. In my experience you learn very quickly that way, and I'm grateful for my training every day now that I am doing it."

Psychology at Appalachian State University video