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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Cultural Studies (HUM 101)


Self-study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

October 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: analyze various aspects of U.S. culture (films, music, advertisements, fashion, sports and the internet); articulate how various aspects of culture convey particular beliefs and attitudes about views on individuality, family, education, race, gender, sexuality, class, nationality, age, religion and ability; compare and contrast these beliefs and attitudes, as represented in various cultural texts, and their impact on individuals and society; articulate how cultural influences impact the lives of individuals throughout society; and apply strategies to mitigate cultural influences that shape thought and behavior.


The learning experience provides a general introduction to Cultural Studies, emphasizing the historical, theoretical foundations, and disciplinary boundaries in the field in American iterations. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cultural Studies or as a general elective (10/20).