The minor in American studies consists of at least 18 upper-level credits to be distributed as follows:
|Select six credits in American studies (AMST) courses||6|
|Select three credits in humanities electives||3|
|Select three credits in social science electives||3|
|Select six credits in either humanities, social science or other approved electives, or in independent study||6|
All courses selected to fulfill distribution areas must deal with American materials and topics. A list of recommended courses and electives is available from the coordinator.