Our About page has resources and videos that discuss the history and intent of the AC requirement. Our Spotlight page features some AC faculty discussing the AC courses that they teach.
Hey Students! Take advantage of our programming by taking courses offered across campus, being a member of our Student Advisory Board or applying for the Student Prize for projects you have developed in your AC courses.
The American Cultures Center is proud to offer faculty exciting opportunities such as the possibility to receive a grant to continue, or create an American Cultures course, be awarded for excellence in teaching, and even become a Chancellor's Public Scholar!
The American Cultures Engaged Scholarship (ACES) Program provides opportunities for students, faculty and community organizations to collaborate on cutting edge research projects associated with some of the nation's most pressing social issues.
The Staff as Students of Social Justice (SSSJ) Program is an opportunity for campus staff to learn first-hand from leading scholars and American Cultures instructors about the intersections of race, ethnicity, and gender, explore subjects of personal interests, and connect with faculty, students, and fellow staff colleagues.
The Creative Discovery Fellows program fills a critical gap on our campus, by helping instructors incorporate digital tools into the curriculum and supporting students to use them effectively, in ways that are personally meaningful and also serve the public good.
The UC Berkeley High School Ethnic Studies Initiative (HSESI) is a collaboration between The American Cultures Center, Department of Ethnic Studies, and History-Social Science Project developing curriculum materials to support the 2025-26 school-year rollout of the California Ethnic Studies high school graduation requirement.