Minor in American Studies

Requirements for the American Studies Minor

Select six American Studies courses, at least three of which should be taken from the American Studies Core Areas listed below:18
American Biography and Work
American Lives
Honors American Lives
Key Documents in American Culture Before World War I
Work in America
American Culture
The Arts in America
American Things: Introduction to Material Culture
Museums and American Culture
Photography in America
Film and American Society
The Documentary Mode
Media and American Popular Culture
Topics in American Culture 1
Honors Topics in American Culture
Place in American Life
American Places: Home, City, Region
Honors American Places: Home, City, Region
Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Architecture, Urban Design, and American Culture
American Frontiers
Honors American Frontiers
Tourism in America
Topics in American Culture 1
Honors Topics in American Culture
Diversity in America
Asian Diaspora
Asian Women in Transition
The American Woman: Visions and Revisions
Change in America
Technology and American Culture
America in the 1950's
Contemporary Trends in the American Workplace
Literature and Political Change
Courtroom in American Society
Honors Ideal America: Reform, Revolution, and Utopia
Political Protest and Culture in the '60s
Honors Political Protest and Culture in the 60's
Literature of American Slavery
Radicalism in the United States
Critical Moments in the American Past
Global America
Topics in American Culture 1
Honors Topics in American Culture
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Specific subjects change each semester. See class schedule for information on a particular offering.

Minors are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.