Mar 08, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies Minor

Eric Budd Ben Railton
Lisa Gim  

Objectives for the American Studies Program

The Studies Program the interdisciplinary program in American Studies provides an opportunity for students to explore the cultural life of the United States throughout its history. In American Studies courses, students apply methods drawn from diverse academic disciplines, including literature, history, music, art history, economics, and political science, geography, folklore, communication, and media studies. A minor in American Studies is offered.

Requirements for the Minor in American Studies

The minor will require a minimum of six courses or 18 credits. Three of the six courses are required:

Additional Requirements

The minor also includes three elective courses, two of which must be at the 3000-level or above. Students must select these with their advisor.