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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies, B.A.

(120 units)

The Bachelor of Arts in American Studies requires 36 units in the major: 12 units in the core program and 24 units of electives following either Plan A or B.

Electives (24 upper-division units)

Elective coursework must be approved by the major adviser following either Plan A or B:

Plan A

Students may take all eight upper-division electives in American Studies courses or they may include up to four courses from no more than two other departments, such as African American Studies, Anthropology, Asian American Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Communications, Criminal Justice, English, History, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology.

Plan B

Students may choose upper-division courses from different disciplines, pursuing a particular theme or subject, such as law and society, gender roles, the visual arts, ethnicity, urbanization, regionalism, the child and the family, or popular culture.

Total (120 units)