Students must take 36-45 credits within the major, with at least 15 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level.
Refer to the General Education website for General Education requirements.
Students may fulfill the Ethics category of the General Education program through the major by taking AMST/ENGL.2480 Values in American Culture or by taking another approved ethics course. For the diversity category, students may take any course that carries a diversity designation that is not counted toward the major.
1Students following the Thematic Option choose their AS Thematic courses from two disciplines and take 12 credits at the 3000 level or above (six credits from each discipline). A list of approved courses is available through the student's SiS account, on the American Studies website, or from the coordinator.
2Required for entering freshmen.
3Students may take Research Methods in any of the following subjects: Psychology, History, Sociology, or Political Science.
A list of courses fulfilling the interdisciplinary elective requirement is available through the student's SiS account, on the American Studies website, or from the coordinator.
Current UMass Lowell students should use their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.
Last updated: 12/06/2016