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Course Descriptions

AMST Minor Course Tracking Sheet

Minor Requirements

The American Studies Minor is composed of the following 21 hours:
ENGL A342 American Masterworks 3
HIST A200 U.S. History to 1865 3

Choose one of the following courses:

  • CMMN X270 The American Character
  • ENGL V270 The American Character
  • HIST X270 The American Character
3

Choose one of the following courses:

  • POLS A211 The American Presidency
  • POLS A212 The Legislative Process
  • POLS A213 American Political Thought
  • POLS A215 Introduction to State and Local Politics
  • SOCI X232 Social Problems
  • SOCI X255 Race and Ethnic Conflict
  • SOCI A220 Social Movements and Collective Behavior
3

Choose one of the following courses:

  • THEA V242 Black Theatre to 1940
  • THEA V243 Black Theatre 1940 to Present
  • MUSIC A166 America and its Music
  • RELS A267 Native American Religions
3

Choose two courses from the following:

  • Any American literature course approved by the American Studies adviser:
  • Any American history course approved by the American Studies adviser
  • Any course in political science or sociology approved by the American Studies advise
  • CRJU A105 Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems
6