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Catalogue 2019-2020 
Catalogue 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies Major

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Required Units

Total number of units required for major, excluding any required Intensive(s): 9

Required Intensive units, if any: 2

Total units required: 11

Total Number of Specific Courses Required

Distributional Content Area Units Required

Four courses that support thematic focus, two at 200-level, two at 300-level.


Two American Studies core courses.


  • 0.5 unit Senior Thesis Intensive
  • 1.0 unit Senior Project Lab Intensive
  • 0.5 unit elective Intensive (approved by Program Director)


The methods course, American Studies core courses, and four thematic focus courses are chosen in consultation with the program director and advisor.

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