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Minor in American Studies

The Minor in American Studies is an interdisciplinary minor that allows students to develop an advanced understanding of American culture in a broad sense, including  literature, history, politics, and environment. The minor requires 18 hours (checksheet):

3 hours core course:

  • ENGL 241 - Formalism & American Literature Credits: (3)

6 hours junior-senior level American literature course selected from:

  • ENGL 366 - Literature of American Immigration Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 367 - Appalachian Literature Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 459 - Southern Literature Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 463 - Contemporary Literature Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 464 - Native American Literature Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 465 - Topics in African American Literature Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 475 - Modernism Credits: (3)
  • ENGL 479 - Studies in Literature Credits: (3, R6)
  • ENGL 480 - Studies in English Credits: (1-3, R6)

9 hours from other course offerings with a focus on the American landscape, life, history or culture, including:

Courses which have prerequisites:
  • ANTH 417 - Southern Appalachian Culture Credits: (3)
  • ANTH 431 - North American Prehistory Credits: (3)
  • ANTH 461 - Indians of North America Credits: (3)
  • ANTH 473 - Contemporary Cherokee Culture and Society Credits: (3)
  • ART 414 - American Art Credits: (3)
  • ASI 493 - Topics in American Studies Credits: (3, R6)
  • ASI 494 - Topics in Cherokee Studies Credits: (3, R6)
  • BIOL 251 - Natural History of the Southern Appalachians Credits: (4)
  • BIOL 425 - Flora of the Southern Appalachians Credits: (4)
  • GEOG 400 - Natural Regions of North America Credits: (3)
Courses available to all majors:
  • HIST 231 - American History to 1865 Credits: (3)
  • HIST 232 - American History Since 1865 Credits: (3)
  • HIST 341 - North Carolina History Credits: (3)
  • HIST 432 - The Revolutionary Era, 1763-1800 Credits: (3)
  • HIST 433 - The Young Republic, 1800-1848 Credits: (3)
  • HIST 434 - Civil War and Reconstruction, 1848-1877 Credits: (3)
  • HIST 435 - Emergence of Industrial America, 1877-1929 Credits: (3)
  • HIST 436 - The United States Since 1929 Credits: (3)
  • HIST 442 - African American History Credits: (3)
  • HIST 443 - The American South Credits: (3)
  • HIST 445 - Cherokee History Credits: (3)
  • HIST 446 - Southern Appalachian History Credits: (3)
  • HIST 451 - American Women’s History Credits: (3)
  • PAR 330 - America’s Wilderness Ethics and Aesthetics Credits: (3)
  • PSC 302 - Problems and Policies of American Government Credits: (3)
  • PSC 305 - Congress Credits: (3)
  • PSC 306 - American Presidency Credits: (3)
  • PSC 334 - United States Foreign Policy Credits: (3)
  • PSC 347 - American Social and Political Eras Credits: (3)
  • PSC 407 - American Political Parties Credits: (3)

 

 

 

 

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