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Minor in American Studies

American Studies StudentUndergraduate students at LIU Post who are pursuing a major in another subject area can apply elective courses (18 credits) toward a minor in American Studies. A minor adds value to your degree and a competitive edge in the job market by providing you with additional skills and enhanced knowledge in another field of study.

A minor in American Studies is an excellent complement to most undergraduate majors. Courses in a wide range of intriguing subjects offer the flexibility to create a minor that suits students’ individual interests and goals.

See your academic and career counselor for further requirements and additional information or call the American Studies advisor.

Required Courses

AMS 101 American Studies Core Course

Six credits from the following:

ART 75 American Art
ENG 71 Survey of American Writers to the Civil War
ENG 72 Survey of American Writers since the Civil War
GGR 43 The United States and Canada
HIS 3 American Civilization 1607-1877
HIS 4 American Civilization Since 1877
PHI 37 American Philosophy
RPHL 8 The American Religious Imagination
SOC/ANT 63 Gender Roles
SOC 69 Race and Ethnicity

Nine credits of American Studies electives