American Studies Minor

A minor in American studies consists of six courses.

Course Title Credits
AMST 2000Major Developments in American Culture4
One course in American Literature 1
One course in American Philosophy or Religion 1
One course in American Art, Music, Theater, or Media 1
One course in American History or Social Science 1
Two electives in American Studies 2

Courses that fulfill these requirements respectively are listed on the page for the American Studies major.


Any course with the AMST subject code or the AMST attribute code may fulfill this requirement.


The minor in American studies is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill and at Fordham College at Lincoln Center. Students in Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies may minor in American studies only if they receive the approval of their advising dean and/or department, and their schedules are sufficiently flexible to permit them to take day courses at the Rose Hill or Lincoln Center campuses.