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American Studies Minor

What is a Minor in American Studies?

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


What You'll Study

View American life through its history, politics, arts, and literature. Explore the full complexity of culture and society in the United 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 

18 hrs
Total Credit Hours


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