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American Studies


Twenty-four semester hours of coursework in American studies, including at least fifteen hours of upper-division coursework. The following courses are required:  

  1. American Studies 310, Introduction to American Studies
  2. American Studies 311S, Introductory Seminar in American Studies
  3. American Studies 355, Main Currents of American Culture to 1865 and American Studies 356, Main Currents of American Culture since 1865
  4. Nine semester hours chosen from topics of American Studies 370, Seminar in American Culture
  5. Three additional semester hours of American studies coursework

Minor for American Studies Majors

Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. Six of the required twelve semester hours must be taken in residence.