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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
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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

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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).