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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies, B.A.

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(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 upper-division 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)

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