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Major Areas of Study: AMERICAN STUDIES


Course Offerings and Major/Minor Requirements


Major Requirements (39-40 credit hours)

 

  • A minimum 12 hours (four courses) from at least two of the following five disciplines and an American Studies senior seminar project.
    • Economics 215, 216
    • English 233 or 234
    • English 235
    • History 211, 212
    • Political Science 111
    • Sociology 216
    • An interdisciplinary or a constituent discipline senior studies project

 

  • Electives: 27 hours from a minimum of five of the following departments or disciplines, including those courses previously listed under requirements.
    • English 341, 343, 351, 385 (385 can count no more than twice, and only when it focuses on a different American author.)
    • History 372, 373, 374, 378, 379, 380, 385 (American topics only)
    • Philosophy 343, 353
    • Political Science, one from 311-319, one from 321-329, 352
    • Religion 229, 330, 368
    • Sociology 301, 320, 345

NOTE: Major/minor requirements are in addition to the Liberal Arts Essentials (LAE), which are required of all students to graduate.

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