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2015 NOST Minor Course Tracking Sheet

Course Descriptions

Minor Requirements

The New Orleans Studies minor includes the following 21 hours:

  • HIST A240 History of New Orleans
3 crs

Use the following list to select 18 credit hours from at least three disciplines:

  • BIOL Y244 Ecology of the Mississippi River Delta
  • CMMN A369 Documentary Photography
  • ENGL A350 New Orleans in Literature
  • ENGL A351 Louisiana Literature
  • ENGL A438 Southern Literature
  • ENGL A466 Southern Women Writers
  • HIST A245 Louisiana History
  • HIST A336 History of the Old South
  • HIST A337 History of the New South
  • HIST A338 Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIST A404 New Orleans Oral Histories
  • HIST A440 Africa and the Black Diaspora
  • LIBR G450 Researching New Orleans (1 cr.)
  • MUGN O246 History of New Orleans Music
  • POLS A220 Urban Process
  • SOCI A242 Sociology of Mardi Gras
  • SOCI A285 Sociology of Disaster
  • SOCI A323 Social Justice in New Orleans
  • THEA V243 Black Theatre 1940 - Present
18 crs.

Please check with the program director for additional course offerings and seminars that may be eligible for NOST program completion. First Year Seminars with a New Orleans topic or focus may be eligible for inclusion as well. 

Internships (497), research projects (498) and independent studies (499) can be arranged with permission of the minor adviser.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete a final thesis, internship or another approved project as one of their courses. The thesis option requires students to write their theses within their major departments with a required one-hour course in information literacy offered by the library faculty (LIBRG450).