American Cultures Requirement

Satisfaction of the American Cultures Breadth Requirement is a prerequisite for every bachelor's degree awarded to students. The American Cultures Breadth Requirement is satisfied by passing, with a grade not lower than C- or P, a course expressly approved for that purpose by the appropriate committee of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate. The courses that satisfy this requirement must be integrative and comparative and address theoretical and analytical issues relevant to understanding race, culture, and ethnicity in American history and society. Each course will take substantial account of groups drawn from at least three of the following: African Americans, indigenous peoples of the United States, Asian Americans, Chicano/Latinos, and European Americans. Students may choose to take an AC course in their field of study in order to expand their experience within the field. However, many students use their AC course as an opportunity to take a course outside of their major.

AFRICAM 142ACRace and American Film
AFRICAM 156ACPoetry for the People: Introduction to the Art of Poetry
AFRICAM 158APoetry for the People: The Writing and Teaching of Poetry
AFRICAM 158BPoetry for the People: Practicum
AFRICAM 173ACGandhi and the Civil Rights Movement in America
AFRICAM 190ACAdvanced Seminar in African Diaspora Studies
AFRICAM 27ACLives of Struggle: Minorities in a Majority Culture
AFRICAM 28ACGlobalization and Minority American Communities
AMERSTD 101ACExamining U.S. Cultures in Time
AMERSTD 10ACIntroduction to American Studies
AMERSTD 110ACSpecial Topics in American Studies--American Cultures
AMERSTD 138ACFrom Civil Rights Era to the New Gilded Age: Struggles for Racial Equality and Economic Equity from 'Double Victory' to 'Occupy'
AMERSTD 139ACCivil Rights and Social Movements in U.S. History
AMERSTD 170ACRace and Representation in US Culture
AMERSTD 178ACRace and Ethnicity in American Culture: Film, Music, and Advertising
AMERSTD 179ACRepresenting Race and Ethnicity in American Culture
AMERSTD C174Visual Autobiography
ANTHRO 10ACThe California Frontier
ANTHRO 121ACAmerican Material Culture
ANTHRO 124ACHawaiian Ethnohistory
ANTHRO 124BHawaiian Ethnohistory
ANTHRO 160ACForms of Folklore
ANTHRO 172ACSpecial Topics in American Cultures
ANTHRO 174ACCalifornia Historical Anthropology
ANTHRO 2ACIntroduction to Archaeology
ANTHRO 3ACIntroduction to Social/Cultural Anthropology (American Cultures)
ARCH 110ACThe Social and Cultural Processes in Architecture & Urban Design
ART 23ACFoundations of American Cyber-Culture
ART W23ACData Arts
ASAMST 128ACMuslims in America
ASAMST 132ACIslamophobia and Constructing Otherness
ASAMST 143ACAsian American Health
ASAMST 145ACPolitics, Public Policy, and Asian American Communities
ASAMST 151ACAsian American Women: Theory and Experience
ASAMST 190ACSeminar on Advanced Topics in Asian American Studies
ASAMST 20ACAsian American Communities and Race Relations
CHICANO 180ACTopics in Chicano Studies
COLWRIT 150ACResearching Water in the West: Its Presence, Its Absence, and Its Consequences for the Peoples of California
COLWRIT 192ACAdvanced Composition: Community-Based Ethics
COLWRIT 25ACReading in and about U.S. Education Institutions
COLWRIT 50ACResearching Water in the West: Its Presence, Its Absence, and Its Consequences for the Peoples of California
COM LIT 60ACTopics in the Literature of American Cultures
COM LIT N60ACTopics in the Literature of American Cultures
CY PLAN 118ACThe Urban Community
DEMOG 145ACThe American Immigrant Experience
DUTCH 171ACFrom New Amsterdam to New York: Race, Culture, and Identity in New Netherland
EDUC 131ACClassroom Interactions in Science and Mathematics: A Focus on Equity and Urban Schools
EDUC 140ACThe Art of Making Meaning: Educational Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in a Global World
EDUC 182ACThe Politics of Educational Inequality
EDUC 182ACThe Politics of Educational Inequality
EDUC 186ACThe Southern Border
EDUC 190ACCritical Studies in Education
EDUC 30ACRace and Ethnicity inside Schools
EDUC 40ACExperiencing Education: Diversity and (In)Equality in and Beyond Schools
EDUC 52ACUnderstanding Language in Society
EDUC 75ACAmerican Sports, Culture, and Education
EDUC N140Literacy: Individual and Societal Development
EDUC N40ACExperiencing Education: Race and Ethnicity Inside Schools
EDUC W140AThe Art of Making Meaning: Educational Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in a Global World
ENGIN 157ACEngineering, The Environment, and Society
ENGLISH 135ACLiterature of American Cultures
ENGLISH 165ACSpecial Topics in American Cultures
ENGLISH 166ACSpecial Topics in American Cultures
ENGLISH 31ACLiterature of American Cultures
ENGLISH C143VVisual Autobiography
ENGLISH N135Literature of American Cultures
ENGLISH S135Literature of American Cultures
ENVECON 140ACEconomics of Race, Agriculture, and the Environment
ESPM 155ACSociology and Political Ecology of Agro-Food Systems
ESPM 160ACAmerican Environmental and Cultural History
ESPM 163ACEnvironmental Justice: Race, Class, Equity, and the Environment
ESPM 50ACIntroduction to Culture and Natural Resource Management
ETH STD 10ACA History of Race and Ethnicity in Western North America, 1598-Present
ETH STD 11ACTheories and Concepts in Comparative Ethnic Studies An Introduction
ETH STD 122ACEthnicity and Race in Contemporary American Films
ETH STD 144ACRacism and the U.S. Law: Historical Treatment of Peoples of Color
ETH STD 147ACWomen of Color in the United States
ETH STD 159ACThe Southern Border
ETH STD 173ACIndigenous Peoples in Global Inequality
ETH STD 181ACPrison
ETH STD 182ACRace, Rights, and Citizenship
ETH STD 190ACAdvanced Seminar in Ethnic Studies
ETH STD 20ACIntroduction to Ethnic Studies
ETH STD 21ACA Comparative Survey of Racial and Ethnic Groups in the U.S
ETH STD 41ACA Comparative Survey of Protest Movements Since the 60's
ETH STD C73ACIndigenous Peoples in Global Inequality
ETH STD N130Racial Inequality in America: A Comparative Historical Analysis
ETH STD N144Racism and the U.S. Law
ETH STD N41ACA Comparative Survey of Protest Movements Since the 60's
FRENCH 142ACThe Cultures of Franco-America
FRENCH 42ACThe Cultures of Franco-America
GEOG 159ACThe Southern Border
GEOG 50ACCalifornia
GEOG 70ACThe Urban Experience
GEOG N50ACCalifornia
GPP 150ACSpecial Topics in Global Poverty and Practice (American Cultures)
GWS 100ACWomen in American Culture
GWS 116ACQueer Theories: Activist Practices
GWS 130ACGender, Race, Nation, and Health
GWS 132ACGender, Race, and Law
GWS 133ACWomen, Men, and Other Animals: Human Animality in American Cultures
GWS 50ACGender in American Culture
HISTART 187ACRace and Representation in the Twentieth Century in the United States
HISTART 192ACUndergraduate Seminar: Folk Art in America
HISTART 87ACVisual Cultures of California
HISTORY 100ACSpecial Topics in the History of the United States
HISTORY 120ACAmerican Environmental and Cultural History
HISTORY 122ACAntebellum America: The Advent of Mass Society
HISTORY 124AThe Recent United States: The United States from the Late 19th Century to the Eve of World War II
HISTORY 124BThe Recent United States: The United States from World War II
HISTORY 126AThe American West since 1850
HISTORY 126BThe American West since 1850
HISTORY 127ACCalifornia
HISTORY 131BSocial History of the United States: Creating Modern American Society: From the End of the Civil War to the Global Age
HISTORY 134AThe Age of the City: The Age of the City, 1825-1933
HISTORY 136AThe History of Women in the United States before 1900
HISTORY 136ACGender Matters in 20th Century America
HISTORY 136BGender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century US History
HISTORY 136CDefiant Women: Gender, Power and Violence in American History
HISTORY 137ACThe Repeopling of America
HISTORY 7AIntroduction to the History of the United States: The United States from Settlement to Civil War
HISTORY 7BIntroduction to the History of the United States: The United States from Civil War to Present
HISTORY C139BThe American Immigrant Experience
HISTORY C139CCivil Rights and Social Movements in U.S. History
HISTORY C139DFrom Civil Rights Era to the New Gilded Age: Struggles for Racial Equality and Economic Equity from 'Double Victory' to 'Occupy'
HISTORY N124AThe United States from the Late 19th Century to the Eve of the World War II
HISTORY N124BThe United States from World War II to the Vietnam Era
HISTORY N131BSocial History of the United States: 1914-Present
IAS 157ACEngineering, The Environment, and Society
IAS 158ACSocial Movements, Urban Histories, and the Politics of Memory
INTEGBI 35ACHuman Biological Variation
JOURN 102ACThe Wire: When Journalism Meets Drama
L & S 180ACArchaeology of Sex and Gender
LD ARCH 138ACThe Metropolitan Landscape
LD ARCH 141ACThe American Landscape: Multicultural Difference and Diversity
LEGALST 104ACYouth Justice and Culture
LEGALST 132ACImmigration and Citizenship
LEGALST 152ACHuman Rights & Technology
LEGALST 162ACRestorative Justice
LEGALST 185ACPrison
LGBT 20ACAlternative Sexual Identities and Communities in Contemporary American Society
LINGUIS 155ACLanguage in the United States: a Capsule History
LINGUIS S55The American Languages
LINGUIS S55XThe American Languages
MEC ENG 191ACCases and Conflicts in Engineering Ethics
MUSIC 137ACMusic of the Civil Rights Era
MUSIC 139ACTopics in Musics of the World: Hip Hop in Urban America
MUSIC 26ACMusic in American Culture
MUSIC N26ACMusic in American Cultures
NATAMST 120ACPhotography and the American Indian: Manifest Destiny, American Frontier, and Images of American Indians
NATAMST 173ACIndigenous Peoples in Global Inequality
NATAMST 178ACAfricans in Indian Country
NATAMST C73ACIndigenous Peoples in Global Inequality
NUSCTX 104ACHuman Food Practices AC
NWMEDIA 150ACNew Media and American Cultures
PACS 125ACWar, Culture, and Society
PACS 128ACHuman Rights and American Cultures
PACS 148ACSocial Movements, Urban Histories, and the Politics of Memory
PACS 148ACSocial Movements, Urban Histories, and the Politics of Memory
PACS 150ACConflict Resolution: Theory and Practice
PB HLTH 150EIntroduction to Community Health and Human Development
PHILOS 117ACThe Philosophy of Race, Ethnicity, and Citizenship
POL SCI 111ACThe Politics of Displacement
POL SCI 118ACThree American Cultures
POL SCI 167ACRacial and Ethnic Politics in the New American Century
POL SCI 182ACThe Politics of Educational Inequality
POL SCI 182ACThe Politics of Educational Inequality
POL SCI 182ACThe Politics of Educational Inequality
POL SCI 182ACThe Politics of Educational Inequality
POL SCI 18ACRace, Culture, and Politics in the Golden State
POL SCI N1ACIntroduction to American Politics
PSYCH 166ACCultural Psychology
PSYCH 167ACStigma and Prejudice
PSYCH 192ACChild Development in Different Cultures
PUB POL 117ACRace, Ethnicity, and Public Policy
PUB POL 190ACCombining Research and Practice: Inequality, Imprisonment, and Higher Education in the Community
RELIGST 173ACGandhi and the Civil Rights Movement in America
RHETOR 129ACAutobiography and American Individualism
RHETOR 152ACRace and Order in the New Republic
SOC WEL 150ACRace, Ethnic Relations, and Social Welfare in the United States
SOC WEL 185ACPrison
SOCIOL 111ACSociology of the Family
SOCIOL 113ACSociology of Education
SOCIOL 130ACSocial Inequalities: American Cultures
SOCIOL 131ACRace and Ethnic Relations: U.S. American Cultures
SOCIOL 137ACEnvironmental Justice: Race, Class, Equity, and the Environment
SOCIOL 145ACSocial Change: American Cultures
SOCIOL 146ACContemporary Immigration in Global Perspective
SOCIOL 190ACSeminar and Research in Sociology: American Cultures
SOCIOL 3ACPrinciples of Sociology: American Cultures
THEATER 118ACPerformance, Television, and Social Media
THEATER 25ACThe Drama of American Cultures: An Introduction to Our Theater
THEATER 52ACDance in American Cultures
UGBA 156ACDiversity in the Workplace
UGBA 192ACSocial Movements and Social Media
UGIS C135Visual Autobiography
VIS STD C185AVisual Autobiography
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