Requirements

  • Major and Minor in American Studies

    The Major in American Studies requires at least nine credits, while the Minor requires at least six credits. 

    Requirements for the Major:

    • American Studies 110: Introduction to American Studies 
    • At least one section of American Studies 200: Topics
    • At least one course in American politics or history 
    • At least one course in American literature, art, or music 
    • Four electives chosen in consultation with the American Studies advisor 
    • Senior Seminar requirement: American Studies 480

    At least one course toward the major must be taken at the 300-level, and at least two courses toward the major must deal with issues and material related to African American Studies. 

    Requirements for the Minor:

    • American Studies 110: Introduction to American Studies 
    • American Studies 200: Topics
    • Four electives chosen in consultation with the American Studies advisor 

    At least one course toward the minor must deal with issues and materials related to African American studies.

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