Feb 23, 2024  
Fall 2021 Catalog 
Fall 2021 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

American Studies: Working in a Global Economy Option, B.A.

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

This major is administered by the Department of Political Science .

Consists of a minimum of 37 credits. Note that prerequisites for some courses may increase the number of credits needed.


Fundamental requirements, 15 credits

Take at least one course from 3 of the 5 areas below. Take remaining courses from any area.

Area of emphasis, 18 credits

Take at least 3 courses from one of first four categories listed below. Take remaining courses from any category below.


At least 9 credits in one language beyond the 212 level.


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.

World Language Courses, 0-8 credits

Complete a two-semester sequence of university entry-level world language courses (101, 102). The requirement may be fulfilled through equivalent coursework or other language acquisition as demonstrated through a test-out policy (including Native American languages and American Sign Language). If your native language is not English and you can document formal high school or university study of your native language, you may use ENGL 101  and ENGL 202 , or ENGL 150  as a means of fulfilling this world language requirement. Please see the Department of World Languages and Literatures  for details.

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