American Studies Minor

The interdisciplinary minor in American Studies provides an opportunity for students to explore the culture life of the United States throughout its history. In American Studies courses, students apply methods drawn from diverse academic disciplines, including literature, history, music, art history, economics, political science, geography, folklore, communication, and media studies.

American Studies Minor - 18 S.H.

The minor will require a minimum of six courses or 18 credits. Three of the six courses are required:

AMST 1800 Introduction to American Studies I or 3 cr.
AMST 1900 Introduction to American Studies II 3 cr.
ENGL 2000 American Literature I or 3 cr.
ENGL 2100 American Literature II and 3 cr.
HIST 1400 United States History I or 3 cr.
HIST 1500 United States History II 3 cr.

The minor also includes three elective courses, two of which must be at the 3000-level or above. Students must select these with their advisor.