American Studies


Overview & Academics

The Liberal Studies program is ideal for students who wish to explore topics that are not explored by traditional majors. The student may design a multidisciplinary major around an area or chose from one of three pre-approved areas: Communication, American Studies, and International Studies.

 

Career Options

Social Services Human Relations Officers
Public Relations Personnel
Urban Planner/City Manager
Non-profit Organizational Director
Copywriter
Medical Communications Trainer
Advertising Account Executive

 

Department Contact

Chad C. Ross, Ph.D.
Liberal Studies Program Coordinator
University of Missouri
(252) 985-5269
cross@ncwc.edu

Major Requirements
Lower Level Courses- choose 12 semester hours from: ART 101; ENG 203, 204; HIS 101, 111; HUM 102, POL 112, 211 or SOC 111.

Upper Level Courses- choose 18 semester hours from: ENG 214, 424, 425; HIS 301, 314, 218, 370, 410; POL 300, 301, 302, 400, 410; REL 309; SOC 340, 355, 400. Required Seminar LIB 499.

American Studies Area: Lower Level Courses: choose 12 semester hours from: ART 101; ENG 203, 204; HIS 101, 111, 210; HUM 102; POL 112, 211 or SOC 111. Choose 18 hours from: ENG 314, 424, 425; HIS 301, 314, 318, 370, 410; REL 309, SOC 355, 400, OR 495. Required Seminar LIB 499.

Minor Requirements
No minor available

Undergraduate Plan

Fall Semester Credits
ENG 111 Writing I -3
ART/ENT/MUS Fine Arts Requirement -3
BIO 101 Life Science -3
BIO 102 Life Science Lab -1
BUS 206 Principles of Management -3
Elective -3
TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits
ENG 112 Writing II -3
MAT 213 Elementary Statistics -3
BUS 207 Legal Environment -3
BUS 308 Organizational Behavior -3
Elective -3
TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
ACC 201 Financial Accounting -3
ECO 211 Principles of Economics -3
MKT 205 Marketing -3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Requirement -3
CHM/ERS/PHY Science Laboratory Requirement -1
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 16


Spring Semester Credits
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting -3
BUS 314 Human Resource Management -3
ENG 304 Business Communication -3
MAT 213 Elementary Statistics -3
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 15

Fall Semester Credits
BUS 307 Finance -3
BUS 308 Organizational Behavior -3
BUS 350 Operations Management -3
MKT 205 Principles of Marketing -3
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 15


Spring Semester Credits
BUS 319 Management Info Systems -3
HIS/POL Social Science Requirement -3
BUS 471 International Business -3
EXS 100 Fitness & Wellness -2
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 14

Fall Semester Credits
BUS 481 Business Strategy and Policy -3
REL 342 Business & Professional Ethics -3
ACC/BUS/CIS/ECO/MKT Upper Level Elective -3
ENG Literature Requirement -3
Elective -2

TOTAL HOURS: 14


Spring Semester Credits
BUS 482 Business Administration Capstone -3
International Studies Requirement -3
PSY/SOC Social Science Requirement -3
Elective -3
Elective -3

TOTAL HOURS: 15