Dec 08, 2023  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog

American Studies Minor

Requirements for the Minor (15 credits)

A. American Studies Foundation Courses (6 credits)

B. Additional Courses (9 credits)

At least six credit hours must be 30000 level or above.


Education: Curriculum and Instruction & Educational Studies


  • Students must earn a “C-” or better. The P/NP option is not available to complete this minor.
  • 50% of credits for CLA minors must come from Purdue University.
  • Courses marked with (*) are variable title and/or variable credit courses. These courses may be applied to the American Studies Minor only in cases where the content is extensively relevant to American Studies. They require the permission of the Director of Undergraduate Studies for American Studies before they may be applied to the American Studies Minor.

College of Liberal Arts Pass/No Pass Option Policy

  • P/NP cannot be used to satisfy Liberal Arts Core, Liberal Arts major, minor, or certificate requirements.


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