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NOST Minor Course Tracking Sheet

Course Descriptions

Program of Study:

The New Orleans Studies minor includes the following 21 hours:

  • HIST A240 History of New Orleans

Use the following list to select six courses from at least three disciplines:

  • BIOL Z244 Ecology of the Mississippi River Delta
  • CMMN A369 Documentary Photography
  • CRJU A250 Juvenile Delinquency
  • CRJU A275 Deviant Behavior
  • ENGL A350 New Orleans in Literature
  • ENGL A351 Louisiana Literature
  • ENGL A372 Studies in American Literature*
  • ENGL A438 Southern Literature
  • ENGL A466 Southern Women Writers
  • ENGL A490 Great Figures*
  • HIST A245 Louisiana History
  • HIST A336 History of the Old South
  • HIST A337 History of the New South
  • HIST A338 Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIST A404 New Orleans Oral Histories
  • HIST A440 Africa and the Black Diaspora
  • LIBR G450 (1 credit hour)
  • MUGN V246 History of New Orleans Music
  • POLS A220 Urban Process
  • SOCI A242 Sociology of Mardi Gras
  • SOCI A285 Sociology of Disaster
  • SOCI A323 Social Justice in New Orleans
  • SOCI X256 Race, Class, and Schools in New Orleans
  • SOCI X312 African Diaspora Communities and Cultures
  • THEA V243 Black Theatre

* Only when topic pertains to New Orleans


Internships (497), research projects (498) and independent studies (499) can be arranged with permission of the minor adviser.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete a final thesis, internship or another approved project as one of their courses. The thesis option requires students to write their theses within their major departments with a required one-hour course in information literacy offered by the library faculty (LIBRG450).