The minor consists of 9 elective credits beyond the prerequisite courses listed below:
21:050:200 Introduction to American Studies
21:512:201,202 History of the United States
One upper-level American literature course from the English department at the 300 or 400 level (3 credits)
Three upper-level courses, at the 300 or 400 level, chosen with the program director's approval from courses regularly offered by programs and departments affiliated with the American studies program: English; history; political science; art, culture, and media; sociology/anthropology; Spanish and Portuguese studies; African American and African studies; and women's and gender studies. (9 credits)
21 credits total
Note: If a history major chooses to minor in American studies, the student should take either the English department's Survey of American Literature (21:352:323 and 324) or two upper-level courses chosen with the program director's permission to complete the requirements of the minor.