Southern Studies

The Southern Studies Program consists of an undergraduate minor and related coursework and extracurricular activities. The program resides in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and draws on coursework and faculty expertise from every academic school at the College. 

Requirements for the Minor

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Spring 2024 Course Offerings
Posted on 30 October 2023 | 11:33 am
Here are some opportunities to learn more about the South in Spring 2024 from outstanding professors across campus. Many of these courses fulfill other major or Gen Ed requirements. Take these courses to learn more about the region’s diverse cultural traditions, its history, art, music, foodways, literature, etc. SOST 200 Interpreting Southern Cultures Prof. Moore […]
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Fall 2023 Events: Study and Experience Southern Cultures
Posted on 19 September 2023 | 1:22 pm
Please contact if you know of other events to add to this listing. Wed Sep 19 6 PM Addlestone 227 Friends of the Library: Conversation with Neil Kinghan, author of A Moment in the Sun, a new biography of Reconstruction leader and educator Francis Cardoza Wed Sep 19. 6 PM Gibbes Museum “The Poetics […]
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Program Highlights 2022-23
Posted on 3 September 2023 | 1:16 pm
For the past year, faculty and students at the College of Charleston have been busy interpreting the South and making our knowledge available to students and the general public. Course Offerings and Our Program of Study Southern Studies Courses Available for Race, Equity, and Inclusion requirement: The College has adopted a new graduation requirement, following […]
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