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2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

American Studies: American Studies Option, B.S.

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This major is administered by the College of Letters and Science .

This major is a Multidisciplinary  major.

Consists of a minimum of 46 credits. Note that prerequisites for some courses may increase the number of credits needed.

The American Studies Major satisfies the Interdisciplinary Studies GEP requirement. For more information, see the GEP   section of the Catalog.

Core requirements, 9 credits

Take at least one course in each category.

Electives, 9 credits

9 credits from the list below. You may NOT count courses already taken for the Core requirements above.

Social Science Courses, 6 credits

Choose two 300-level Social Science courses among the following disciplines: Anthropology, Economics, Human Geography, Psychology, or Sociology.*


*May not take both ECON 328  and SOC 328 .


To meet the 40 credit upper-level requirement and the 120 credit minimum for graduation, you may select courses from any area that will add to your educational goals.

Communication in the Major, 3 credits

Choose 3 credits from the following:

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