The New Minor in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS)
The minor is open to all majors and is housed in the Department of American Studies’ Orser Center for the Study of Place, Community, and Culture
(17 credits total)
CORE: (7 credits)
PUBH 200: Introduction to Public Humanities (NEW course - offered in fall semester)
AMST 300 OR HIST 300: Approaches/Methods courses in American Studies and Public History + PUBH 301: Project Development Lab1 credit lab (4 credits total)
ELECTIVES: (6 credits)
2 courses from the same or related fields from partnering programs and departments
AMST, ANTH, ART, ENGL, GES, GWST, HAPP, HIST, LLC, MCS, PHIL, SOCY, THTR, VART...
PORTFOLIO: (4 credits total)
1 400-level research, capstone, or applied experience course (3 credits) + lab/portfolio
PUBH 401: Lab/Portfolio: 1 credit
Note: UMBC’s interdisciplinary Summer CoLab Program and AMST’s 4-week Baltimore summer field school count towards the minor as electives.
For more information or to sign up for the minor, please contact Nicole King, chair AMST email@example.com