The Department of Leadership and American Studies offers one major and two minors:

  • Major in American studies
  • Minor in Leadership studies
  • Minor in American studies

Download LDSP course listings through 2015.

Download AMST course listings through 2014.

The 36-credit hour major in American studies is comprised of four core courses with the remaining courses selected from approved, related courses from various disciplines as determined by the student's chosen concentration in humanities, social sciences or constitutional studies.

Students will work closely with an advisor to ensure their curriculum has coherence, depth, breadth and that it is consistent with the students' future plans. The bachelor of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies requires that students fulfill the liberal learning curriculum, American studies core courses and a concentration in humanities, social sciences or constitutional studies.

The 36-credit hours include:

  • Four American studies core courses - 12-credit hours
Plus
  • Humanities concentration - 24 credit hours, or
  • Social sciences concentration - 24 credit hours, or
  • Constitutional studies concentration - 24 credit hours

For all courses within the American studies major, please refer to the course catalog.

The following AMST courses will be offered through Spring 2014 (download this list here):

Spring 2012 Fall 2012 Spring 2013 Fall 2013 Spring 2014
AMST 100
AMST 200
AMST 300
AMST 310
AMST 395 soon 350
AMST 490 WI
 
 
 
 
AMST 100
AMST 195 soon 120
AMST 300
AMST 395 or GOVT 359 (elective)
 
 
 
 
 
AMST 100
AMST 200
AMST 300
AMST 210
AMST 395 soon 350
AMST 395—Sex, Law, and Society
AMST 490 WI
 
 
AMST 100
AMST 195 soon 120
AMST 200
AMST 300
AMST 395 or GOVT 359 (elective)
HON 323
 
 
 
AMST 100
AMST 200
AMST 300
AMST 310
AMST 395 soon 350
AMST 395—Sex, Law, and Society
AMST 490 WI
 

The 18-credit hour minor in leadership studies requires students to complete six courses. Five core courses and a minimum of one elective course comprise the 18 credit hours.

The 18-credit hours include:

  • Core courses -- 12 credit hours
  • Elective course -- 6 credit hours

For all courses within the leadership studies minor, please refer to the course catalog.

The following LDSP courses will be offered through Spring 2015 (download this list here):

Spring 2013 Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Fall 2014 Spring 2015
LDSP 230
LDSP 320
LDSP 395
LDSP 384
LDSP 386
LDSP 491
LDSP 210
LDSP 310
LDSP 3xx (elective)
LDSP 386
LDSP 491

LDSP 230
LDSP 3xx (elective)
LDSP 386
LDSP 491

 

LDSP 210
LDSP 310
LDSP 3xx (elective)
LDSP 386
LDSP 491
LDSP 230
LDSP 3xx (elective)
LDSP 386
LDSP 491
 

The 18-credit hour minor in American studies is comprised of three core courses in American studies plus nine additional hours at the 300-400 level chosen in consultation with an assigned departmental advisor from courses approved for the major in American studies.

The 18-credit hours include:

  • Three American studies core courses - 9 credit hours
  • Approved American studies elective courses - 9 credit hours

The following AMST courses will be offered through spring 2014 (download this list here):

Spring 2012 Fall 2012 Spring 2013 Fall 2013 Spring 2014
AMST 100
AMST 200
AMST 300
AMST 310
AMST 395 soon 350
AMST 490 WI
 
 
 
 
AMST 100
AMST 195 soon 120
AMST 300
AMST 395 or GOVT 359 (elective)
 
 
 
 
 
AMST 100
AMST 200
AMST 300
AMST 210
AMST 395 soon 350
AMST 395—Sex, Law, and Society
AMST 490 WI
 
 
AMST 100
AMST 195 soon 120
AMST 200
AMST 300
AMST 395 or GOVT 359 (elective)
HON 323
 
 
 
AMST 100
AMST 200
AMST 300
AMST 310
AMST 395 soon 350
AMST 395—Sex, Law, and Society
AMST 490 WI