American Studies Minor

Examine the textual, social and historical aspects of our diverse American culture through the minor in American Studies.

What You'll Study

Gain multifaceted knowledge and insight to apply to your degree program.

The minor can cover a multitude of disciplines, as you take two required courses—American Identity and Approaches to American Studies—before customizing your minor with four additional courses of your choice.

American Studies MA available for this major. 


  • American Studies Minor

    You'll take six credit hours of required courses. Then you'll choose four additional upper-division courses, selected from the American Studies list of approved courses, from at least two departments other than the department of your major. The four additional courses will be subject to consultation with an American Studies advisor.

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