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The University of North Carolina Pembroke 2015-2016 Catalog 
The University of North Carolina Pembroke 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies Minor

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Coordinator: Ryan K. Anderson

American Studies is an academic discipline concerned with the diversity of the American experience; it is a liberal arts program designed to provide students with an opportunity for multidisciplinary study of the culture of the United States through a variety of perspectives, including history, art, music, literature, film, ethnic studies, and gender studies. Having a cultural studies focus, the program examines America through forms of expression and through its major social, economic, and political structures, both in the past and the present. See the Department of History  for a complete description of this program.

Requirements for a Minor in American Studies

Cultural Studies Elective Courses**: 9 Sem. Hrs.


  • Special Topics
Philosophy and Religion:


  • Special Topics

Total: 18 Sem. Hrs.

*It is strongly suggested that students complete HST 1010  or HST 1020  prior to enrolling in AST 2010.

**A student must draw on classes from at least two different departments to satisfy the Cultural Studies Elective requirement. Permission to include special topics courses from any department requires permission of the American Studies Coordinator or Department of History Chair prior to registration.

***Please see “Courses Accepted for Credit toward the Completion of the Minor in American Studies” on the Department of History webpage [http://uncp.edu/history/degrees/] for accepted courses and consult with the American Studies Coordinator.

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