Southern Studies Minor

Requirements for a Minor in Southern Studies

Students will complete 18 hours in Southern Studies.  At least six of the 12 hours of Southern Studies electives must be taken outside of the student’s major area.

Required Courses:
SS 201Introduction to Southern Studies3
SS 499Southern Studies Capstone3
Elective Courses - At least 6 hours must be taken outside of the student's major area.12
Folklore of the American South
Black Southern Literature
Geography of the South
History of Alabama
History of the South
State and Local Government and Politics
Special Topics in Southern Studies 1
Total Hours18

Special Topics: Various departments will sometimes schedule a special topics course focusing on a Southern Studies topic. These courses will be cross-listed with SS 490 and may be taken to fulfill the “Elective Courses” requirement for this minor.