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Humanities Department

Minor - American Studies

This interdisciplinary program offers students the opportunity to study American culture and society. In addition to the focus on a better understanding of American culture, there is emphasis upon analytic skills, close reasoning, and effective communication, providing useful preparation for graduate study, for elementary or secondary teaching, or for careers in law, public service or government.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).


Course Requirements

Plan A21
AMS 001A. American Cultures to 1877C1+D26
AMS 001B. American Cultures 1877 to presentC2+D3+US1236
AMS 169. The American DreamS3
AMS 179. American Popular Culture3
AMS 190. Senior Seminar in Humanities3
Plan B18
AMS 159. Nature and World CulturesV3
AMS 160. Special Topics in Humanities3
AMS 169. The American DreamS3
AMS 179. American Popular Culture3
AMS 190. Senior Seminar in Humanities3
HUM 101. Human Life: Let's Think About It3

Total Units:18-21