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  • B.A. in American Multicultural Studies
  • American Multicultural Studies

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.A. Degree in American Multicultural Studies (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)

    Restricted Electives

    See restricted electives under each emphasis.


    Related Requirements

    See related requirements under each emphasis.


    Electives

    Students must select any three of the following courses and take a minimum of eight credits.

    AMCS 102 Contemporary American Indians (3)
    AMCS 103 Contemporary Chicanos (3)
    AMCS 190 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 202 Traditional American Indian Cultures (3)
    AMCS 203 Chicano Culture (3)
    AMCS 209 African American Humanities I: Roots (3)
    AMCS 210 African American Humanities II: 1865-Present (3)
    AMCS 211 Contemporary African Americans (3)
    AMCS 220 Contemporary Asian America (3)
    AMCS 225 Ojibwe Culture (3)
    AMCS 233 Education and Multicultural America (3)
    AMCS 290 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 301 African American Music (3)
    AMCS 302 Latinos of the Caribbean: Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico (3)
    AMCS 303 Latinos in the United States (3)
    AMCS 304 American Indians and Hollywood (3)
    AMCS 312 Origins of Multicultural America (3)
    AMCS 315 African American Images in Film (3)
    AMCS 320 American Indian Belief Systems (3)
    AMCS 325 African American Theatre (3)
    AMCS 368 Transnational Asian Adoption (3)
    AMCS 372 Dynamics of Prejudice and Oppression (3)
    AMCS 375 Foundations of Antiracism Theory and Practice (3)
    AMCS 469 Internship (1-12)
    ANTH 210 Midwest/Plains Prehistory (3)
    ANTH 308 Migration and Human Adaptation (3) or
    INTL 308 Migration and Human Adaptation (3)
    ANTH 311 American Indians and the Environment (3)
    ANTH 313 Understanding Contemporary Africa (3)
    ANTH 315 North American Archaeology (3)
    ANTH 327 The Aztecs (3)
    ANTH 337 The Maya (3)
    CHIN 132 Introduction to Chinese Culture (3)
    CJ 111 American Criminal Justice (3)
    ECON 305 The Economics of Poverty, Discrimination, and Inequality (3) or
    WS 305 The Economics of Poverty, Discrimination, and Inequality (3)
    ENGL 159 Cultural Perspectives in Literature (3)
    ENGL 248 Introduction to American Ethnic Literature (3)
    ENGL 352 Native American Literature (3)
    ENGL 356 African American Literature (3)
    ENGL 380 World Literature (3)
    HIST 220 Asian-American Experience (3)
    HIST 225 Introduction to Latin American History (3)
    HIST 301 East Asian History I (3)
    HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
    HIST 304 History of Africa (3)
    HIST 333 History of Latin America I (3)
    HIST 334 History of Latin America II (3)
    HIST 335 History of the Aztecs and the Incas (3)
    HIST 336 History of Mexico (3)
    HIST 377 African-Americans in U.S. History (3)
    HIST 378 Asian-American History (3)
    INTL 364 International Migration (3) or
    POL 364 International Migration (3)
    JAPN 142 Introduction to Japanese Culture (3)
    JAPN 385 Hiroshima Peace Studies Tour (3)
    MUS 140 Thinking Musically: Critical Thinking in Multi-musical America (3)
    MUS 215 History of Jazz (3)
    MUS 240 American Music (3)
    MUS 343 Seminar in Jazz Literature and Repertoire (2)
    POL 265 International Protection of Human Rights (3)
    POL 333 Constitutional Law II: Civil Rights and Liberties (3)
    POL 352 Political Problems in Developing Countries (3)
    SOC 210 Social Problems (3)
    SOC 310 Dominant-Subordinate Group Relations (3) or
    WS 310 Dominant-Subordinate Group Relations (3)
    SOC 325 Social Movements (3)
    SOC 334 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Issues (3) or
    WS 334 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Issues (3)
    SOC 350 Methods and Statistics for Social Research (4)
    SOC 360 Latin American Issues (3)
    SOC 407 Contemporary Sociological Theory (3)
    SPAN 122 Introduction to Latin American Culture and Civilization (3)
    SPAN 290 Topics in Spanish Language Literature, and Culture (1-4)
    SPAN 322 Latin American Culture and Civilization (4)
    SPAN 340 Introduction to Spanish Literature (4)
    WS 100 Women Today: Contemporary Women's Issues (3)
    WS 247 Women's Studies: Perspectives and Intersections (3)
    WS 415 Media and Diverse Identities (3)
    WS 420 Feminism in Global Perspective (3)