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Degree Information

American Studies Major

The American Studies Major requires twenty-four hours of American Studies coursework, including:

  1. AMS 310,AMS 355, and AMS 356
  2. nine hours chosen from topics of AMS 370
  3. six additional hours of American Studies coursework

Major Requirements

12 Semester hours (including 6 hours upper division) of coursework in any one field of study at The University of Texas at Austin. At least 6 hours must be taken in residence at  UT Austin. 

The following grading scale is used in all American Studies courses taught by core faculty or assistant instructors:
A 93-100,  A- 90-92,  B+  87-89,  B 83-86,  B- 80-82,  C+ 77-79,  C 73-76,  C- 70-72,  D+  67-69,  D 63-66, D- 60-62, F 0-59

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