American Studies at Cal State Fullerton is an independent department which takes as its primary subject American culture in its historical development. Courses cover a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including gender studies, cultural diversity, popular culture, regionalism, law and society, expressive forms, and the history of ideas.
- Plan A: Students may take all eight electives in American Studies courses or they may include up to four courses from no more than two other departments, such as African American studies, anthropology, Asian American studies, Chicana/ o studies, communications, criminal justice, English, history, geography, political science, psychology or sociology.
- Plan B: Coursework pursuing a particular theme or subject, such as: law and society, sex roles, the visual arts, ethnicity, urbanization, regionalism, the child and the family, or popular culture.
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