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American Studies BA - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 03.13 AMERICAN STUDIES, CIP: 05.0102 American/United States Studies/Civilization)

Department of Transnational Studies

1010 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4680

Shaun Irlam
Chair

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Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
AMS 100LEC Indian Image On Film + Level Elective M 3
UB Seminar UBS 3
AMS 107LR Intro American Studies M 3
AMS 113SEM Amer Lives & Envirnmts M 3
Pathway Course or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 15 or 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
AMS 100LEC Indian Image On Film + Level Elective M 3
AMS 114SEM Amer Lives & Envirnmts M 3
Pathway Course P 3
AMS Elective M 3
Pathway Course or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 15 or 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
AMS 112SEM Ethnicity & Urban Society M 3
AMS 100LEC Indian Image On Film + Level Elective M 3
Pathway Course P 3
AMS 100LEC Indian Image On Film +Level Elective M 3
Scientific Literacy SLI1 4
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
AMS 300 + Level Elective M 3
Math and Quantitative Reasoning MQR 4
Pathway Course P 3
Scientific Literacy SLI1 3
AMS 300 + Level Elective M 3
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
AMS 300 + Level Elective M 3
AMS 300 + Level Elective M 3
Pathway Course P 3
Pathway Course P 3
Communication Literacy CL2 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
UBC 399MNT UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 13

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
AMS 364SEM Seminar for Majors M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 2
Total Credits: 14
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DL Diversity Learning
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:40:51