AA in American Studies

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in American Studies at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

  • English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
  • Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all core and support courses for the degree.

A minimum of 90 units required to include:

  • All General Education requirements (30 Units)
  • Core courses (25 Units)
  • Support courses (8 Units)
  • Additional electives may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum for the associate degree

The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES: 25 units
ENGL 41 LITERATURE OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 4
HIST 17A HISTORY OF U.S. TO 1816 4
HIST 17B HISTORY OF U.S. FROM 1812 TO 1914 4
HIST 17C HISTORY OF U.S. FROM 1900 TO PRESENT 4
MUS 8 MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 4
or MUS 8H HONORS MUSIC OF MULTICULTURAL AMERICA 4
POLI 1 POLITICAL SCIENCE: INTRO TO AMER GOV & POLITICS 5
     
SUPPORT COURSES: 8 units
ANTH 4 FIRST PEOPLES OF NORTH AMERICA 4
HIST 10  HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA: THE MULTICULTURAL STATE 4
SOC 15 LAW & SOCIETY 4
WMN 5 INTRO TO WOMEN'S STUDIES 4

Based on 2013-2014 Curriculum Sheet. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet.