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American Studies Minor

American Studies Minor

Consider the relationships between history, culture, and society in the United States.

Total Credit Hours: 18

American Studies Required Course (6 Hours)

Electives (12 Hours)


What You'll Study


View American life through its history, politics, arts, and literature. Explore the full complexity of culture and society in the Unites States. You'll complete electives in literature, history, politics, arts, communication, and cultural studies, including courses like these:

  • African American Literature
  • Appalachian Communities
  • American Environmental History
  • Theories of Popular Culture
  • The Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender 


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Contact Us
If you have questions about pursuing a American Studies Minor, please contact:

Emily Satterwhite
Director of American Studies Minor
344 Lane Hall,
280 Alumni Mall
Blacksburg, VA 24061