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American Studies MinorAmerican Studies takes an interdisciplinary approach to culture and identity, particularly that of the United States, but also including other countries, indigenous peoples, diverse sexualities, ethnic minorities and regions of the North and South American continents.Philosophy MinorThe philosophy minor provides exposure to the major fields within the discipline: metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and logic.
Political Science MinorThe political science minor exposes students to a variety of sub-fields within the discipline including comparative politics, international politics, statistics, methodology, political theory, public policy and American politics.Pre-Law MinorPre-Law is a 22-hour interdisciplinary minor for students who are considering attending law school after graduation.Religion MinorExplore why religion has become such an important and controversial part of modern life around the world.Southern Studies MinorSouthern Studies offers students an opportunity to examine the American South through its history, literature, geology, geography and government.
Department ChairDr. Carol Loar
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