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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies Minor

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(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)

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