Interdisciplinary Major

Program Coordinator: Todd Coke

(B.A. Degree) Fifty-one hours required; including AMS250, Introduction to American Studies; HIS223 and HIS225, Introduction to American History I and II; HIS475, Topics in Social and Intellectual History of the U.S.; ENG343 and 345, American Literature I and II; and AMS450, Senior American Studies Seminar.  Substitutions for requirements can be made only with the written approval of the Program Coordinator. (No minor is required)

In addition to the core courses, three of the following courses (from three different departments) are also required; ART310, Modern Art History; COMM306, Media Criticism; PHI412, American Philosophy; HIS338, Religion in American History; SOC309, Sociology of Religion; SOC113, Modern Social Problems; POS100, American Government; and ECO221, Principles of Macroeconomics.

An additional seven courses will be chosen from the following allied departments (in consultation with the program director): Art, Biology, Business, Communications, Economics, English, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.