American Studies Major

B.A. degree program
Total hours required - 45

Base Courses in English (EN) Hours

2133

OR

2143

Survey of American Literature I - F, SP, SU

 

Survey of American Literature II - F, SP, SU

3

 

3

2903 Introduction to Literary Studies - SP 3
3233 History of American Literature - F, SP 3

 

Base Courses in History (HI) Hours
2213 History of the United States I - F, SP, SU 3
2223 History of the United States II - F, SP, SU 3
4993 Senior Seminar - SP, SU 3

 

 

Base Courses in Polical Science (PO) Hours
1023 Introduction to American Government - F, SP 3

 

 

Elective hours chosen as follows:

Three hours selected from:

Base Courses in English (EN) Hours
46m3 Seminar in American Literature - F, SP 3

 

Twelve hours selected from:

Base Couses in History (HI) Hours
3203 Colonial America - F* 3
3213 National Period (1776-1850) - SP* 3
3243 Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877) - F* 3
3253 Foundations of 20th Century America (1877-1941) - SP* 3
3263 Recent American Issues (1941-present) - SP 3
3313 Historical Geography of the United States - SP* 3
4013** Religion and American Culture - F, SP* 3
4103 Latin America - SP* 3
4153 Urban History and Politics - SP* 3
4163 The South in American History 3
4173 The American Civil Rights Movement - F* 3
4183 Native American Studies 3
4193 U.S. Military History - SP* 3

 

Nine hours selected from:

Base Couses in Political Science (PO) Hours
2253 American State and Local Government - SP 3
3283 American Political Thought - F 3
4203 Constitutional Law - F 3
4213 American Foreign Policy - SP* 3
4803 Political Science Travel - SU 3

*Offered in alternate years