ANR 334 Appalachian Plants & Ppl (APS)

Prerequisite: GSTR 210 and any ANR, APS, or BIO course.

A course that explores the historic and current-day uses (including food, drink, medicine, fiber, fuel, tools, wildcrafting, etc.) of plants present in the Appalachian region, and of the people who have used them. The class will cover both native and introduced plants of the Appalachians. Field trips, videos, readings, class discussion, and independent research will be used throughout the course. Students will learn how to identify some plants in the field, as well as the use of those plants. Each student will be responsible for a research paper or project that focuses on one plant or specific use that they choose.


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

APS 334