American Studies

Requirements American Studies Focus

Available only to International Students

IS 201 Intercultural Communication
HIST 141-142 History of the United States
Six hours of upper-division courses in American history.
Six hours of upper-division courses in American literature.
Twelve hours of electives chosen in consultation with the advisor to create a coherent program of study of the United States with at least six hours of electives outside the Departments of History and English.
The same requirements for a methodology course, junior tutorial, and senior thesis as all other IS majors.

International students for whom English is a second language and who elect the America concentration are exempt from the foreign language and study abroad requirements and take instead 27 hours in electives.