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  • Minor in American Multicultural Studies
  • American Multicultural Studies

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    Minor in American Multicultural Studies (18 Credits)

    Requirements

    Students must take AMCS 300 and choose five more courses from the list below. Students must take one course about each of the four racial/ethnic groups.AMCS 100 America's Mosaic (3)AMCS 300 Theories and Methods in American Multicultural Studies (3)

    Restricted Electives

    (12 Credits)

    Students must select one course from the list below, plus one course from three of the four areas (African American Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies and Chicano/Latino Studies) for a total of 12 credits.

    AMCS 233 Education and Multicultural America (3)
    AMCS 312 Origins of Multicultural America (3)
    AMCS 313 Modern Multicultural America (3)
    AMCS 372 Dynamics of Predjudice and Oppression (3)
    AMCS 498 Capstone Seminar in American Multicultural Studies (3)
    ECON 305 The Economics of Poverty, Discrimination, and Inequality (3)
    POL 265 International Protection of Human Rights (3)
    POL 333 Constitutional Law II: Civil Rights and Liberties (3)
    SOC 210 Social Problems (3)
    SOC 325 Social Movements (3)
    SOC 407 Contemporary Sociological Theory (3)
    WS 312 Rhetorics of Resistance: Feminist Responses from the Humanities (3)
    WS 415 Media and Diverse Identities (3)

    African American Studies (Area 1)
    AMCS 190, 290, 390, 461 and 469 must have an African American Studies emphasis

    AMCS 190 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 209 African American Humanities I: Roots (3)
    AMCS 210 African American Humanities II: 1865-Present (3)
    AMCS 211 Contemporary African Americans (3)
    AMCS 290 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    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-American in U.S. History (3)
    THTR 325 African American Theatre (3)

    American Indian Studies (Area 2)
    AMCS 190, 290, 390, 461 and 469 must have an American Indian Studies emphasis

    AMCS 102 Contemporary American Indians (3)
    AMCS 190 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 202 Traditional American Indian Cultures (3)
    AMCS 225 Ojibwe Culture (3)
    AMCS 290 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 304 American Indians and Hollywood (3)
    AMCS 320 American Indian Belief Systems (3)
    AMCS 390 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 461 Readings: American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 469 Internship (1-12)
    ANTH 210 Midwest/Plains Prehistory (3)
    ANTH 311 American Indians and the Environment (3)
    ANTH 315 North American Archaeology (3)
    ANTH 327 The Aztecs (3)
    ANTH 337 The Maya (3)
    ENGL 352 Native American Literature (3)

    Asian American Studies (Area 3)
    AMCS 390, 461 and 469 must have an Asian American Studies emphasis

    AMCS 220 Contemporary Asian America (3)
    AMCS 368 Transnational Asian Adoption (3)
    AMCS 390 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 461 Readings: American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 469 Internship (1-12)
    ANTH 308 Migration and Human Adaptation (3) or
    INTL 308 Migration and Human Adaptation (3)
    HIST 301 East Asian History I (3)
    HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
    HIST 307 Topics in Asian History (3)
    HIST 373 Monsoon Asia: People and the Environment (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)

    Chicano/Latino Studies (Area 4)
    AMCS 190, 290, 390, 461 and 469 must have an Chicano/Latino Studies emphasis.

    AMCS 103 Contemporary Chicanos (3)
    AMCS 190 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 203 Chicano Culture (3)
    AMCS 290 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 302 Latinos of the Caribbean: Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico (3)
    AMCS 303 Latinos in the United States (3)
    AMCS 390 Topics in American Multicultural Studies (1-3)
    AMCS 469 Internship (1-12)
    ANTH 327 The Aztecs (3)
    ANTH 337 The Maya (3)
    HIST 225 Introduction to Latin American History (3)
    HIST 333 History of Latin America I (3)
    HIST 334 History of Latin America II (3)
    HIST 336 History of Mexico (3)