Minor in American Studies

College of Arts and Humanities

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of advanced standing coursework in their minor.*

For transcript recognition of an American studies minor, a student must take 18 semester hours allocated in the following areas:

American Studies
Select 6 semester hours6
American History
HIS 151History of the United States I (preferably)3
or HIS 152 History of the United States II
American Literature
LIT 200American Literature I (preferably)3
or LIT 201 American Literature II
American Topics
One course from the arts, literature, or philosophy, and one course from history or social and behavioral sciences, or other courses approved by the adviser.6
Total Credits18

*Advanced standing coursework is defined as any 300-level course or above and specific 200-level courses identified by the department.