B.A. in Humanities American Studies Concentration


General Education Requirements (47 credits)
College Competencies (21 credits)
ENWR1101   Academic Writing
ENWR1102   Academic Research & Writing
Oral Communication
Quantitative Analysis
Ethical and Moral Analysis
Scientific Analysis
Liberal Arts Distribution  (18 credits)
Language and Culture
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Art and Humanities 

University Requirements (8 credits)

UNIV1001   Transitioning to University Life
UNIV1002   Preparing for Professional Life
UNIV2001   Cross-cultural Perspectives 
UNIV2002   Global Issues

Major Requirements (36 credits)
Required Course (3 credits) 
PHIL1000   The Life of the Mind
Interdisciplinary Humanities Seminar (6 credits)1
Thematic Concentration: American studies (24 credits)2
Humanities Capstone Seminar (3 credits)3
Minor/SAC (15 credits)
Free Electives (22 credits)
TOTAL (120 credits)

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION:  This requirement consists of six credits in English Composition (ENWR1101 and ENWR1102), and six credits of writing intensive courses within the major.

ORAL COMMUNICATION:  Requirements consist of a three-credit Speech course.

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS:  Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with mathematics and statistics with application to everyday problems.

ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS:  Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with ethical theories and questions. This course could be in Philosophy or a course within a major program.

SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS:  Requirements consist of a minimum of six credits of laboratory science.

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE:  This requirement can be satisfied by one of four options: traditional language courses with significant cultural elements, LANG courses listings under “Language and Culture Studies,” language-based study abroad, or the six highest ESL/ESP credits for non-native English speakers.

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES:  This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

ART AND HUMANITIES:   This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Art (visual or performing), English Literature, History, Philosophy, or Religion.

1INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES SEMINARS:  Any HUMN 2000+ course.

2THEMATIC CONCENTRATION:                                                                                                                        AMERICAN STUDIES:  8 Classes from COMM/ENGL 3409, ECON/HIST 2206, ENGL 2140,  ENGL 3369, ENGL 3370, ENGL 3383, HIST 1103, HIST 1104, HIST 2211, HIST 2213, HIST 2215, HIST 2350, HIST 2352,  HIST 3306, HIST 3313, HIST 3319, HIST 3320, HIST 4435, HIST 4446, HUMN/PHIL 2443, HUMN 3221, MUSIC 1108, PHIL/RELI 1105, POLS 2251, POLS 2253, POLS 3312, POLS 3349

3HUMANITIES CAPSTONE SEMINAR:  Any 3000+ Humanities course.

FREE ELECTIVE COURSES:  Additional courses to bring the total number of credits earned to 120 may be taken in any area or discipline.  

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.