Programs by Campus


American Studies


  • AMST-G 603 Introduction to American Studies (4 cr.) Representative readings in interdisciplinary scholarship; the origins and the development of American Studies and current trends. 
  • AMST-G 604 Perspectives in American Studies (4 cr.) Survey of perspectives that have been and currently are significant in American Studies. 
  • AMST-G 605 Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies (4 cr.) This is an introductory course in the interdisciplinary study of Native peoples, with primary focus on the study of indigenous peoples in the continental U.S., Alaska, and Canada. 
  • AMST-G 620 Colloquium in American Studies (3-4 cr.) Readings, re­ports, and discussions on different aspects of American culture. Topics and instructors will change each time the course is of­fered.  May be repeated once for credit.
  • AMST-G 697 Foreign Research in American Studies (1-6 cr.) The class will approach the study of the United States or the Americas from a hemispheric, transnational, or global perspective, with significant reading, writing, and fieldwork for each participating student. May be repeated once for credit when topic differs for a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  • AMST-G 751 Seminar in American Studies (3-4 cr.) Intensive study of specific topics in American culture and history with emphasis on developing skills in interdisciplinary research. These seminars will culminate in a 20+-page research paper. Topics and instructors will change each time the seminar is of­fered. May be repeated once for credit.
  • AMST-G 753 Independent Study (1-4 cr.) P: Consent of the director of American Studies and of instructor, who must be a member of the American Studies faculty.
  • AMST-G 901 Advanced Research (6 cr.)

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