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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Thomas Paine Studies Minor


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The Departments of English, History, Philosophy, and Political Science offer a 15-credit, interdisciplinary minor in Thomas Paine Studies. Students who minor in Thomas Paine Studies will:

  • Understand the political ideas originated and developed by Paine.
  • Connect Paine's political ideas to the philosophical, historical, and literary context of the early American republic and the transatlantic circulation of ideas in the eighteenth century.
  • Situate Paine within American political history and the American political tradition.
  • Apply Thomas Paine's ideas to the political problems and issues of contemporary American and global society.
  • Develop their writing skills across disciplines
  • Improve their critical and problem solving skills by applying them to Paine's writings.

Required Courses (12 Credits)


Students who wish to complete the minor in Thomas Paine Studies must complete EACH of the following courses:

Elective Courses (3 Credits)


Students who wish to complete the minor in Thomas Paine Studies must complete ONE of the following courses:

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