May 23, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies Minor


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American studies draws together diverse disciplines to examine the historical and contemporary forms and issues of our national life. The program in American Studies takes as its field of study any peoples, cultural expressions and social institutions, however or whenever identified as “American.” Program curricula link faculty, courses, and students across a range of humanities, arts, and social science departments.

The minor centers on two interdisciplinary seminars on selected topics in American studies. Students electing the minor are also encouraged to take a range of elective courses to complement their major. The minor in American Studies prepares students for further graduate or professional training, or for work in education, government, or business.

Minor Requirements


The minor requires 18 hours of study as follows:

  1. IAS 301 - TOPICS IN AMERICAN CULTURE 
  2. IAS 401 - PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN CULTURE  
  3. Four additional courses (12 hours) from the following list of approved courses. No more than two courses (or 6 hours) may be taken in any one discipline:

Philosophy:


Note:


For further information, contact: Director Pearl James, avdool2@uky.edu; 1227 Patterson Office Tower 0027, 859-257-6978.

http://american-studies.as.uky.edu/

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