Minor, Cultural Studies

The minor in cultural studies provides students with the theoretical framework to appreciate and analyze contemporary cultures in their varied expressions, paying particular attention to race, ethnicity, gender, socio-economics, and national identity(s).

Administrator: Chair, Department of Language, Literature, and Cultural Studies

Requirements: 21 credits, of which 12 shall be numbered above 2999
ENGL3910. Literary Theory and Criticism (3)
CLTA1550. Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
CLTA2030. Intercultural Communication (3)
SOGY3180. Race, Class and Gender (3)
Three courses selected from:
ARDE3750. Art History 2 (3)
CHIN2094. Topics in Chinese Culture, Literature or Linguistics (3), or 
       CHIN3094. Topics in Chinese Culture, Literature or Linguistics (3)
CLTA3550. Sociology of Religion (3)
COMM2020. Media Systems and Literacy (3)
COMM4200. Intercultural Communication (3)
ECON1050. Analysis of Economic Issues (3)
ENGL3120. Linguistics: Structure and History of English (3)
ENGL3015A. Topics in Writing: Pop Culture (3)
ENGL4270. Minority Voices in American Literature (3)
HIST3250. History of American Culture (3)
MUSC3270. Music History: Classic, Romantic and Modern (3)
HNRS3550. Science and Science Fiction (3)*
HNRS3560. Being Human: Theological and Psychological Reflections (3)*
PHIL3410. Philosophy and Literature of Existentialism (3), or 
       PHIL4210. Contemporary Philosophy (3)
POLS3610. Comparative Politics (3)
PSYC4112. Human Diversity (3)
THEO3630. Exploring Western World Religious Traditions (3)
THEO3640. Exploring Eastern World Religious Traditions (3)

‚ÄčRecommended: Students are encouraged to complete a Level IV Cross-Cultural Experience.
*In order to take courses with the HNRS prefix, students must be admitted to the Honors College.