|Complete the following core courses:||Credit Hours|
|ECON 110 Economic Principles and Problems||3|
|HIST 220 The United States Through 1877||3|
|HIST 221 The United States Since 1877||3|
|POLI 110 American Government and Politics||3|
|Complete 18 hours from the following courses:||Credit Hours|
|A HTG 100 American Heritage||3|
|ENGL 293 American Literary History||3|
|ENGL 389R American Literature 1800-1865||3|
|GEOG 250 United States and Canada||3|
|MUSIC 204 Introduction to Jazz||3|
|REL C 341 Joseph Smith and the Restoration, 1805–1845||2|
|REL C 342 Pioneers and Persecution, 1846–1899||2|
|REL C 343 Modern Church 1900-Present||2|
BYU undergraduate campus courses (including Salt Lake Center classes) from the approved American Studies list may also be used to satisfy emphasis electives.
*Engl 336, Engl 361, Engl 362, Engl 363, and Hist 364 are no longer available through Independent Study.