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/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/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/ANTH 3343)|
|PLSI 3352||Civil Rights and Liberties|
|PSYC 2341||Social Psychology|
|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/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.