American Studies Minor

A minor in American Studies complements a variety of majors, including economics, English, history, art , music, theatre, film, political science, sociology and theology, by providing an examination of the United States through different lenses. American Studies minors delve into the history, literature, art, politics, ideas and institutions of one of the world's most powerful nation. Through elective coursework, minors develop both a more nuanced understanding of the development and dynamics of American culture and a more sophisticated, interdisciplinary approach to academic study. Minors must take a minimum of six courses, with at least two from each of the following groups: history, Englishand a general group that includes art, music,  film, philosophy, political science, theology and religious studies.