Mar 09, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies Minor

Ben Lieberman Ben Railton
Lisa Gim  

Objectives for the American Studies Program

The interdisciplinary minor 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. The minor requires a minimum of six courses or 18 credits.

Required Courses for the American Studies minor (9 credit hours total)

Elective Courses (9 credit hours total)

The minor also includes three elective courses from the following list:

Additional Information

Independent Study, Directed Study, or Topics courses that are pertinent to the minor can be selected in consultation with the IDIS Minors coordinator, the American Studies Minor advisor, or the English Studies department chair.