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Bachelor of Science in Rural Studies

Concentration: Politics & Modern Cultures

The Politics and Modern Cultures track of the Rural Studies major prepares students for work in government, non-profit, and private sector organizations that deal with rural issues, such as Habitat for Humanity, the UGA extension service, the Southern Rural Development Center, Main Street programs, and others of similar nature or for work in museums and archives; or be ready to enter graduate school programs in areas such as historic preservation, global studies, journalism, law, and others. Politics and Modern Cultures emphasizes critical thinking skills, encourages an appreciation of diverse cultural perspectives, and develops a greater understanding of the issues particular to the rural environment to provide an avenue of self-knowledge, cultural understanding, and social responsibility.

Bachelor of Arts in Rural Studies with concentration in Politics and Modern Cultures 4 Year Plan of Study