Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

American Studies Minor


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Course Requirements


Six AMS Electives (18 credits)


  • Six AMS or other courses among those listed for the major, three of which must be at the 300-400 level

Total Credits Required for Minor: 27


Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Academic Requirements


Minimum GPA of 2.000 overall.

Program Distinction


A student in this major is eligible for Program Distinction upon degree conferral if the criteria are met. Criteria are found under Academic Honors in the Policy and Procedure section of this Catalog. Program Distinction is noted on the official transcript.

Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of all requirements, the student will have knowledge of:

  • Broad thematic periodization and chronology of the socio-economic, political, and cultural history of the Native American peoples in the Americas, and their role in the history of the Americas up to the present
  • The role of Native American peoples in the evolution of U.S. democracy through their struggles for sovereignty
  • Major descriptive and analytical themes in the current socio-economic, political and cultural circumstances of the Native American peoples in the Americas
  • Broad thematic periodization and chronology of the socio-economic, political and cultural history of the African, Asian and Latina/o diasporas in the Americas, and their role in the history of the Americas up to the present
  • Major descriptive and analytical themes in the current socio-economic, political and cultural circumstances of the African, Asian and Latina/o diasporas in the Americas

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