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American Studies Minor

Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Summer Session 2005

American Studies Minor

Abington College (AMSAB)
Commonwealth College (AMSCC)


This interdisciplinary minor administered by the Department of English is designed for students who want to complement their major program. With the approval of the American Studies Program committee, appropriate courses other than those below may be selected, including those from the 200, 496, and 497 series. To complete the minor successfully, a candidate must complete the course requirements with at least a C cumulative grade-point average. The minor consists of 18 credits.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


AM ST 402W(3) (Sem: 5-8)

AM ST 100 GH(3), AM ST 100W(3), or AM ST 105 GH;DF(3) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 12 credits from the following list, including at least 6 credits at the 400 level:
ADM J 111(3), ADM J 221(3), ART H 307 GA(3), COMM 100 GS(3), COMM 120(3), COMM 180(3), COMM 205 GI(3), COMM 250 GA(3), ENGL 133 GH(3), ENGL 134 GH(3), ENGL 139 GH;GI(3), ENGL 140 GH(3), ENGL 194 GH;GI(3), ENGL 231W(3), ENGL 232W(3), HIST 020 GH(3), HIST 021 GH(3), HIST 150(3), HIST 151 GS(3), HIST 152 GH;GI(3), HIST 155 GH(3), HIST 156(3), HIST 158(3), L I R 156(3), MUSIC 007 GA;GI(3), PL SC 001 GS(3), RL ST 140W GH;GI(3), RL ST 145 GH;GI(3), WMNST 001 GS;DF(3) (Sem: 1-8)
ADM J 285(3), ADM J 421(3), ADM J 451 GI(3), ADM J 472(3), AM ST 405(3), AM ST 410(3), AM ST 415(3), ART H 404(3), ART H 415(3), ART H 416(3), CAS 415(3), CAS 478(3), COMM 407(3), COMM 408(3), COMM 409(3), COMM 411(3), COMM 413(3), COMM 426(3), ENGL 430(3), ENGL 432(3), ENGL 433(3), ENGL 435(3), ENGL 436(3), ENGL 437(3), ENGL 438(3), ENGL 439(3), ENGL 458(3), ENGL 490 GI(3), ENGL 493(3), KINES 441(3), KINES 444(3), HIST 441(3), HIST 442(3), HIST 444(3), HIST 445(3), HIST 446(3), HIST 447(3), HIST 449(3), HIST 450(3), HIST 452(3), HIST 454(3), HIST 458W(3), HIST 459W(3), HIST 460(3), L I R 411(3), L I R 414W(3), L I R 458W(3), MUSIC 464W(3), PHIL 401(3), PHIL 403(3), PHIL 432(3), PL SC 417(3), PL SC 419(3), PL SC 425(3), PL SC 426(3), PL SC 427(3), PL SC 435(3), PL SC 436(3), PL SC 472(3), PL SC 474(3), RL ST 422(3), SOC 409 GS;GI(3), SOC 412(3), SOC 454(3), SOC 461(3), SOC 462(3), THEA 405(3) (Sem: 5-8)

The Pennsylvania State University � 2001


The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

The University Faculty Senate has responsibility for and authority over all academic information contained in the Undergraduate Bulletin.

This electronic Undergraduate Bulletin is a version of the official bulletin of The Pennsylvania State University. It is suggested that users refer to this electronic bulletin when seeking the latest information about the University's academic programs and courses. Printed versions of the Bulletin are also official copies of the programs, courses, and policies in effect at the time of printing. Programmatic expectations for general education are those in effect at the time of admission to degree candidacy, and college and major requirements are those in effect at the time of entry to college and major. These are accurately indicated in each student's degree audit.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 23-05-121

Review Date: 04/12/05



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