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American Studies

Minor Requirements

•    The minimum number of credit hours required is fifteen
•    At least nine credit hours must be 200-level or above
•    A minimum of nine credit hours must be taken in residence
•    Transfer credits must be approved by the Chair

AM200 American Culture/Counterculture
Five of the following courses to be spread across at least three disciplines, with at least three courses taken above the 200-level:
EN207 Survey of American Literature: Colonial to 1865
EN208 Survey of American Literature: 1865 to Present
EN334 African American Literature
EN353 American Romanticism
EN355 American Realism
EN357 American Modernism
EN440 Contemporary American Literature
HI103 United States History to 1877
HI104 United States History from 1877 to the Present
HI200 The Material World of Colonial America and the Young Republic
HI201 The Material World of Victorian America
HI203 The 1960’s: Culture in Conflict
HI204 The American Family and Its Home
HI220 African American History
HI323 Colonial America and the Revolution
HI324 Nineteenth-Century America
HI327 Twentieth-Century America
HI335 Special Topics in American Social and Cultural History
HI360 Special Topics in American Political History
MU200 History and Appreciation of Jazz
PO231 Introduction to American Politics
PO330 Twentieth-Century American Presidency
PO332 The American Constitution
PO337 Special Topics: American Political Systems and Behavior
PO352 U.S. Foreign Policy
PO373 American Parties and Interest Groups
PO374 Congress and the President
PO376 American Political Thought
RE200 Religion in America
SO201 Marriage and Family Life
SO301 Contemporary Social Problems

Total Credit Hours 18