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American Studies Course Information

AMST 2050 Topics in American Studies

An introduction to the interdisciplinary approach focusing on aspects of American culture and society. May be repeated for credit with permission of the student's adviser as topics vary.

AMST 2100 Introduction to American Indian Studies

An introduction to the study of the American Indian experience through selected academic disciplines (e.g. anthropology, history, political science, religious studies) and American Indian intellectual perspectives on, and response to, these disciplines.

AMST 3000 Seminar in American Studies (W)(O)

This course provides an in-depth treatment of an American topic using an interdisciplinary and writing intensive approach. May be repeated for credit with permission of student’s advisor, as topics vary.

AMST 3020 Seminar in American Studies (3) (W)

An in-depth treatment of an American topic using an interdisciplinary and writing-intensive approach. May be repeated for credit with permission of the student’s advisor as topics vary.

AMST 3050 Topics in American Studies

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding a particular American topic by demonstrating how traditionally distinct disciplines, such as literature and history or art and science, interrelate and contribute to this understanding.

AMST 3090 Topics in American Film

This course provides an in-depth treatment of an American film director, subject, genre. Maybe be repeated for credit with permission of the student’s advisor, as topics vary.

AMST 3100 Introduction to American Studies

This course provides an introduction to American culture through an in-depth study of a single decade or era in American society. May be repeated for credit with permission of student’s advisor, as decades taught can vary.

AMST 3210 Introduction to Childhood in America

This course explores the changing nature of childhood in American society.

AMST 3800 Independent Studies

This course is intended for students who wish to conduct individual investigations related to American Studies. Students must obtain the permission of the American Studies Coordinator to register for this course.

AMST 4050 Topics in American Studies

This course provides an in-depth study using an interdisciplinary approach focusing on aspects of American culture and society. May be repeated for credit with permission of the student's adviser as topics vary.