Admission into the Minor
Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.
|AMS 150||Introduction to American Studies: Arts and Values||3|
|AMS 151||Intro American Studies: World Nation & Region||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Introduction to Southern Studies|
|Introduction to Western American Studies|
|Native American Studies|
|AMS 231||Contemporary America||3|
|AMS electives 400 level 1||3|
|AMS electives 300 or 400 level||3|
|Credit Hours Subtotal:||21|
|Grades in ancillary courses are not computed into the minor GPA. This minor requires the successful completion of the following courses outside the minor:|
|Select one of the following American History courses:||3|
|History of American Civilization to 1865|
|America Civilization Since 1865|
|Honors American Civilization to 1865|
|Honors American Civilization Since 1865|
|Select one of the following American Literature EN electives:||3|
|American Literature II|
|Honors American Literature|
|Honors American Literature II|
|Credit Hours Subtotal:||6|
Other than AMS 400 Internship.
Grade Point Average
A 2.0 grade point average in the major is required for completion of the degree. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.
A minimum of six hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.
Additional Minor Requirements
Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements.
Unless otherwise stated, the prerequisite for 300-level AMS courses is six hours in American studies or permission of the instructor, and the prerequisite for 400-level AMS courses is nine hours in American studies or permission of the instructor.