Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
2021-2022 University Catalog

American Studies Minor

(21 UNITS)

The American Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary study of the United States in the past and present. It is an ideal complement to a wide variety of majors, including Art, Communications, Ethnic Studies, History, Human Services, Music, Psychology and Sociology. American Studies courses focus on the cultural history of topics, such as: race, immigration and ethnicity; gender, sexuality and body politics; popular culture, technology and the arts; work and leisure; the environment, communities and region; sports and mental health; film, literature and creative work; childhood and adolescence; and crime and violence.

Electives (12 units)

Three units may be lower-division and three units may be taken in a related department upon approval of an American Studies Department adviser.

Total (21 units)