School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professors: J. Rodenbeck (Coordinator), D. Cole, E. Wolf-Gazo
Associate Professors: D. Blanks, J. Edwards, M. El Lozy, R. Switzer, J. Waggoner
Assistant Professors: L. Goodson, J. Henriksen, A. Lang
The minor in American Studies at AUC is an interdisciplinary program in which students take a minimum of five courses (15 credits) among specified offerings involving the study of the history or culture of the United States and the Americas. The program is staffed and supervised by members of several departments, but administered by the Department of English and Comparative Literature. Students are required to take ECLT/HIST 209 (Introduction to American Studies), at least one other American history course, and three other courses as electives from among courses offered in American literature, history, and philosophy, or from among courses on American issues and topics in anthropology, art, music, film, theater, history, sociology, psychology, and political science. Courses listed under the heading "Selected Topics" may be included if the topic is the history or culture of the United States and the Americas.