The minor in American studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in American studies courses, including 12 s.h. in courses considered advanced for the minor taken at the University of Iowa (courses numbered above AMST:1010 are considered advanced for the minor). Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. Students interested in earning the American studies minor should consult with one of the department's faculty members.