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Note: Department chairs frequently change at the beginning of the academic year. Students should contact departments for updated information.
American Studies is an interdisciplinary program that explores the rich complexity of American culture. Courses focus on such major issues as work, technology, and the role of the media and popular culture in American life; the culture of cities and suburbs; the role of law; the radical tradition; photography; film; and music. American Studies provides students with a solid understanding of the culture of the
American Studies majors may graduate with distinction in the major if they have a GPA of at least 3.5 in the major and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
Asian American Minor
Dr. Kathleen Uno, Coordinator
This interdisciplinary minor focuses on Asian American history, culture, and contemporary issues as well as their Asian roots and American context. The Asian American Minor is six courses (18 s.h.), five in American Studies and one in Asian Studies, as distributed below. In lieu of taking regular academic courses, students can earn credits through fieldwork and independent study under a professor's guidance. This minor is a useful credential for majors in education, journalism and communication, social administration, health science, social science, humanities, history, pre-law studies, and business fields such as personnel and marketing.
Select one Asian Studies course under an Asian Studies or cross-listed number. Advisors can help students choose from a list of over sixty courses.
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