American Culture (AC) Concentration Requirements
Minimum of 28 credits
Required Courses (16 credits):
AMCULT 335: Arts and Culture in American Life (3 credits)
AMCULT 345: American Politics and Society (3 credits)
AMCULT 399: Race, Racism, and Ethnicity (4 credits)
AMCULT 350: Approaches to American Culture (3 credits)
AMCULT 496 or 498: Senior Capstone Seminar for AC concentrators; others welcome to enroll as space/instructor permits (3 credits; AC students must have completed AMCULT 350 or take concurrently to enroll in capstone; see specific requirements by course)
Electives (12 credits):
Four additional AMCULT courses, at least two of which must be at the 300 level or above; with at least one of these at the 400 level. Students may take an additional 496 or 498 topics course not being counted toward the senior seminar requirement. Upper division electives should cohere around a theme of each student's own choosing, in consultation with the AC undergraduate advisor.
Among electives within the AC concentration, at least one course at the 200 level or above must fall into each of the following areas (one course may count toward more than one area; required courses cannot fulfill breadth requirements):
Pre-20th-Century United States
Transnationalism, Diaspora, and/or Empire
Women, Gender, and/or Sexuality
Ethnic and/or Indigenous Studies
To see recent or current AMCULT courses that fulfill these requirements, please click here.
When necessary, an appropriate course listed in another department may substitute for a required or elective course with permission of the AC undergraduate advisor. To schedule an appointment, click here.