American Studies Major

B.A. degree program
Total hours required - 45

Specific courses required in English (EN) Hours

EN 2133

OR

EN 2143

Survey of American Literature I 

 

Survey of American Literature II 

3

 

3

EN 2903 Introduction to Literary Studies  3
EN 3233 History of American Literature  3

 

Specific courses required in History (HI) Hours
HI 2213 History of the United States I 3
HI 2223 History of the United States II  3
HI 4993 Senior Seminar  3

 

 

Specific course in Political Science (PO) Hours
PO 1023 Introduction to American Government  3

 

 

Elective hours chosen as follows:

Three hours selected from:

Specific course required in English (EN) Hours
EN 46n3 Seminar in American Literature  3

 

Twelve hours selected from:

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

 

Nine hours selected from:

Specific courses required in Political Science (PO) Hours
PO 2253 American State and Local Government 3
PO 3283 American Political Thought  3
PO 4203 Constitutional Law  3
PO 4213 American Foreign Policy 3
PO 4803 Political Science Travel  3

*Offered in alternate years