I. Completion of 18 credit hours in the following distribution:
A. Completion of the nine-hour Required Curriculum.
- Three hours in either: ANTH-1301—Introduction to Anthropology OR SOCI-1301—Introduction to Sociology
- SOCI-3427/ANTH-3427—Race In America
- HCOM-3372/ANTH-3332—Intercultural Communication
B. Nine additional hours from the Core Curriculum (see below), including at least three hours in Perspectives coursework and at least three hours in Dynamics coursework.
II. Guidelines for selection of coursework:
A. At least nine hours of coursework in the American Intercultural Studies minor must be upper division.
B. No more than 12 hours of the coursework (including cross-listed courses) can be taken from one department to fulfill the requirements of the minor.
American Intercultural Studies Core*
Perspectives coursework focuses on events, conditions, circumstances, major figures and/or movements that are significant to understanding a particular minority group’s experience and viewpoint in America.
|Course ID||Course Title|
|ENGL-2373||African American Literature|
|ENGL-4323||Studies in American Literature: The Harlem Renaissance|
|ENGL-4323||Studies in American Literature: The American Bildungsroman|
|GNED-3325||The U.S. Latino Experience|
|GNED-3326||U.S. Latino Cultural and Artistic Expression|
|HIST-1340||Latin American Cultural Traditions|
|HIST-1370||The African American Experience Through Reconstruction|
|HIST-1371||The African American Experience Since Reconstruction|
|HIST-3340||Latin American Perspectives|
|MUSC-1346||Jazz History and Styles|
Dynamics coursework reveals and analyzes the particular contexts that influence or impact intercultural understanding and intercultural relationships.
|Course ID||Course Title|
|ANTH-3343||Relaciones fronterizas México-Estados Unidos (bilinguë) (also listed as SOCI-3343/INTL-3343)|
|HIST-1360||The History of the United States Through Reconstruction|
|HIST-1361||The History of the United States Since Reconstruction|
|HIST-3363||Early American Social History|
|HIST-3368||Modern American Culture|
|INTL-3343||Relaciones fronterizas México-Estados Unidos (bilinguë) (also listed as SOCI-3343/ANTH-3343)|
|PLSI-3352||Civil Rights and Liberties|
|RELI-1360||Religion in the United States|
|SOCI-2328||Social Inequality (also listed as URBS-2328)|
|SOCI-3343||Relaciones fronterizas México-Estados Unidos (bilinguë) (also listed as ANTH-3343/INTL-3343)|
|URBS-2328||Social Inequality (also listed as SOCI-2328)|
*When departments offer a relevant course coded under a “special topics” or “variable content” designation, the Faculty Advisory Committee may approve such course for inclusion within the core curriculum of the minor.
How to apply
Students interested in the American Intercultural Studies minor should submit an application to the chair of the Faculty Advisory Committee, who will assign a faculty adviser to the student.