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

Emily Satterwhite, Director of American Studies Minor
115 Lane Hall,
280 Alumni Mall,
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-8779
esatter@vt.edu