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American Studies Minor

The American studies minor combines the arts, humanities and social sciences to provide students with a liberal arts education focused on American history, culture, society and institutions and the nation’s role in a globalizing world. Courses range from history and literature to political science and the arts. Through these disciplines, students build the skills necessary for employment in a knowledge-based economy.

Why Choose an American Studies Minor at Salisbury University?

This minor is administered jointly by the History and English departments. The core of history courses provides an overview of the social and cultural history of the United States. The remaining courses come from English and explore various American periods of literature.

SU also offers an American studies track as part of its interdisciplinary studies major.

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