College of Arts and Humanities

American Studies Minor

American Studies Minor

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“The truth does not change depending on our ability to stomach it” – Flannery O’Connor

Earning a Minor in American Studies at 澳门威尼斯人平台官网

American Studies is a multidisciplinary approach to the many shifting cultural issues within the idea of “America.” What is contained within the idea of America? Who is contained within it? 谁被遗漏了?? How have the various struggles to define America changed over time and in relation to larger uncertainties surrounding nation, 帝国, 公民身份, 比赛, and sexuality (to name but a few concerns)? As you complete the minor in American Studies, you will address such questions by incorporating the different methodologies of literature, 历史, 宗教, 人类学, 刑事司法, 社会学, 政治科学, 文化研究, 性别研究.

澳门威尼斯人平台官网 offers a minor in American Studies which requires 18 credit hours of coursework.