AMS Minor

AMS Minor

The Minor in American Studies: 18 credits

The American Studies minor complements a wide range of majors by offering interdisciplinary approaches to the study of American life that are comparative, theoretical, and transnational in scope.


Course Requirements

(all of the following foundational courses):

AMS 307     Introduction to American Studies                     3 credits

AMS 308    Theories and Methods in American Studies   3 credits


In addition, minors must take two courses (6 credits) from two of the following disciplinary clusters for a total of 12 credits. For a listing of courses in each cluster, please consult the American Studies major.   

  • American Fine and Performing Arts
  • American History
  • American Literatures
  • American Philosophy
  • American Politics
  • American Society and Culture