History of AC

Pages related to the history of the American Cultures Breadth Requirement at UC Berkeley

AC Anniversaries


The American Cultures Center celebrates its milestones by recognizing its accomplishments. Please click on the images below to learn more about the origins of the American Cultures curriculum, our leaders, achievements, and lessons learned that can be applied to higher education. Please review the videos of our different filmed anniversary events.



Publications that recount the American Cultures Requirement and the American Cultures Requirement on the UC Berkeley campus. If you have any questions about these publications please contact americancultures@berkeley.edu.

AC 25th Anniversary


In Spring 2014, the American Cultures Center hosted a series of week long events in recognition of the American Cultures 25th Anniversary. Please visit the links below to find out more information on the events.