Example Course Plan

For students entering IWU in fall 2021 and beyond, American Culture Studies is no longer available as a major or minor.

American Culture Studies Course Plan (first 3 semesters)

This is an example plan based on the 2020–2021 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.

Year 1

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

May Term

  • Optional
Year 2

Fall Semester


Study Abroad

For students interested in studying abroad, the recommended semester(s) is: any semester.

Additional Information

  • If a student enters IWU knowing s/he wants to major in American Culture Studies, s/he should take American Culture Studies/History 150 and Anthropology 171 in the first year if possible. Many students, however, come to American Culture Studies later, which is just fine.