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  • African American Studies Emphasis
  • American Multicultural Studies

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.A. Degree in American Multicultural Studies - African American Studies Emphasis (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    AMCS 100 America's Mosaic (3)
    AMCS 300 Theories and Methods in American Multicultural Studies (3)
    AMCS 312 Origins of Multicultural America (3)
    AMCS 313 Modern Multicultural America (4)
    AMCS 372 Dynamics of Prejudice and Oppression (3)
    AMCS 498 Capstone Seminar in American Multicultural Studies (3)

    Requirements

    AMCS 100 America's Mosaic (3)
    AMCS 300 Theories and Methods in American Multicultural Studies (3)
    AMCS 312 Origins of Multicultural America (3)
    AMCS 313 Modern Multicultural America (4)
    AMCS 372 Dynamics of Prejudice and Oppression (3)
    AMCS 498 Capstone Seminar in American Multicultural Studies (3)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must select one course from three of the four following areas (African American Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies and Chicano/Latino Studies) for 9 credits.

    African American Studies
    AMCS 209 African American Humanities I: Roots (3)
    AMCS 210 African American Humanities II: 1865-Present (3)
    AMCS 211 Contemporary African Americans (3)

    American Indian Studies
    AMCS 102 Contemporary American Indians (3)
    AMCS 202 Traditional American Indian Cultures (3)
    AMCS 225 Ojibwe Culture (3)

    Asian American Studies
    AMCS 220 Contemporary Asian America (3)
    CHIN 132 Introduction to Chinese Culture (3)
    JAPN 142 Introduction to Japanese Culture (3)

    Chicano/Latino Studies
    AMCS 103 Contemporary Chicanos (3)
    AMCS 203 Chicano Culture (3)


    Related Requirements

    (18 Credits)

    Students must choose at least 18 upper level elective credits from the courses listed below. Courses taken for the core or electives may not be taken for the related requirements OR students may select upper level courses from English, American Studies, Languages & Cultures, Anthropology, Economics, East Asian Studies, History, Women''s Studies or International Studies, with PRIOR approval from the department chair.

    African American Studies
    390, 461 and 469 must have an African American Studies emphasis.

    AMCS 301 African American Music (3)
    AMCS 315 African American Images in Film (3)
    AMCS 325 African American Theatre (3)
    AMCS 390 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 461 Readings: American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 469 Internship (1-12)
    ENGL 356 African American Literature (3)
    HIST 304 History of Africa (3)
    HIST 377 African-Americans in U.S. History (3)
    THTR 325 African American Theatre (3)