Students writing two-credit honors theses will complete at least one chapter in the seminar and then continue work on the project over another term (AMST 0710) in consultation with a faculty adviser.
To qualify for the writing of an honors thesis, a student must have a GPA of at least 3.5 in courses taken for the major.
As a general rule, no more than one course from a study abroad program will be counted towards the fulfillment of the minor.
: A minimum of eleven courses including AMST 0209, AMST 0210, AMST 0400, three AMST electives, four courses in a concentration designed in consultation with a faculty advisor, and AMST 0705 (senior research tutorial).
Students writing honors theses will undertake an additional term of independent research and writing (AMST 0710).: Three AMST electives, two of which must be numbered 0200 or higher.
These courses must be listed or cross-listed as AMST courses in the course catalog.
Courses may not count toward both the elective and concentration requirements.: Students should normally take this seminar in the Fall of their Junior year.
Where compelling circumstances make doing this impossible, arrangements to take the course as a senior may be made with the director of the American Studies program.): Seniors must complete either a one-credit research project and essay of approximately 30 pages, or, if otherwise qualified, a two-credit honors thesis of approximately 70 pages. All AMST seniors must enroll in AMST 0705, the senior research tutorial, in the fall of their senior year.This seminar will focus on the development of sophisticated research skills, the sharing with peers of research and writing in progress, and the completion of a substantial research project.Those writing one-credit essays will complete their projects over the course of this tutorial. Your browser will take you to a Web page (URL) associated with that DOI name. INTERDISCIPLINARY Division American Studies Environmental Studies Gender, Sexuality, Feminist Studies Independent Scholar Int'l Politics & Economics International/Global Studies Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry Neuroscience Writing Program African American Studies This program offers a minor in African American studies to students who complete the following requirements: (1) The following core courses, designed to offer theoretical perspectives and broad background: * AMST 0224 Race and Ethnicity in the US * HIST 0225 African American History (2) Two of the following courses, which are more focused explorations of a part of the African American experience: * AMST 0310 Livin for the City * ENAM/AMST 0252 African American Literature * HIST/AMST 0226 The Civil Rights Revolution (3) One advanced, relevant 0400 level course or an independent 0500-level project.Other appropriate courses offered during the fall and spring semesters, or during the winter term, may be substituted for courses in category 2 at the discretion of the program director.