Apr 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Scripps Catalog 
2019-2020 Scripps Catalog

American Studies Minor

Requirements for the Minor

A minor in American Studies consists of six courses. If possible, at least half these courses should be taken at Scripps, although exceptions may be made when specific courses required for the minor are only available off campus.

  • AMST103 SC Introduction to American Cultures  a prerequisite course that is team-taught by members of the intercollegiate faculty in the spring semester to introduce the themes, concerns and methodologies of American Studies (one course).   
  • A two-semester survey of U.S. history to include:

HIST070A SC United States History to 1865 ,or equivalent course (HIST020 PO , HIST025 PZ , HIST080 CM 


HIST070B SC Introduction to Modern U.S. History , or equivalent course (HIST021 PO , HIST026 PZ , HIST081 CM )