AMS Major

AMS Major

Program in American Studies

Specific Requirements for Admission to the American Studies Major: Successful completion of AMS 307 Introduction to American Studies with a grade of C or better.


B.A., Major in American Studies: 30 Credits

Course Requirements

(All of the following:)

 

AMS 307

Introduction to American Studies

3 credits

AMS 308

Theories and Methods in American Studies

3 credits

AMS 491

Senior Seminar

3 credits

 

(Two courses from at least three of the following disciplinary clusters and one additional course

from any cluster:)

 

American Fine and Performing Arts

AMS 353

Jazz in American Culture

3 credits

AMS 368

Survey Of American Art

3 credits

AMS 384

History Of American Architecture

3 credits

ART 386

The History And Aesthetics Of Latin American Photography

3 credits

AMS 387

Modern Hispanic Art History

3 credits

AMS 426

The West Of Imagination: Art, History And Myth Of The American West

3 credits

THR 461

American Theatre History

3 credits

AMS 467

History Of Spanish Art And Her Colonies

3 credits

AMS 468

Native American Art

3 credits

American History

HIS 108

The Native American World

3 credits

HIS 311

United States History To 1877

3 credits

HIS 312

United States History Since 1877

3 credits

HIS 355

Constitutional History of the United States Since 1877

3 credits

HIS 356

Constitutional Issues

3 credits

HIS 357

Religion In American Society To 1865

3 credits

HIS 358

Religion In American Society From 1865 To The Present

3 credits

HIS 367

The African-American Experience

3 credits

HIS 372

Equality, Minorities, And Public Policy

3 credits

HIS 375

The United States And Latin America

3 credits

HIS 384

Black History Through Literature

3 credits

AMS 406

German Immigrant Culture in the United States

3 credits

HIS 449

The American Colonies

3 credits

HIS 450

Revolutionary America

3 credits

HIS 458

The Sixties

3 credits

AMS 460

The History Of Women In The United States

3 credits

AMS 469

Ethnohistorical Approaches to Native American Cultures

3 credits

AMS 482

Race In America: Idea And Reality

3 credits

HIS 565

The United States And Canada

3 credits

American Literatures

AMS 312

Mass Media And Modern Culture

3 credits

AMS 329

American Literature/American Identity

3 credits

AMS 350

American Literature I: Beginnings To Civil War

3 credits

AMS 351

American Literature II: 1860-1914

3 credits

AMS 352

English And American Literature: 1914 To The Present

3 credits

ENG 353

Introduction to Native American Literature

3 credits

ENG 371

American Literature: Vision And Reality

3 credits

ENG 381

Literature And The Environment

3 credits

ENG 389

The Roaring Twenties

3 credits

AMS 393

African-American Literature

3 credits

ENG 405

The Thirties

3 credits

ENG 434

Irish-American Literature

3 credits

ENG 469

Modern American Poetry

3 credits

ENG 470

Seminar In Film Studies

3 credits

ENG 471

Modern American Drama

3 credits

ENG 473

19th-Century American Novel

3 credits

ENG 474

Modern American Novel

3 credits

ENG 475

Contemporary American Literature

3 credits

American Philosophy

AMS 317

Philosophy Of Sport

3 credits

PHL 348

Philosophy of Feminism

3 credits

AMS 367

American Philosophy

3 credits

AMS 465

American Pragmatism

3 credits

American Politics

AMS 121

American Government And Politics

3 credits

PLS 322

American Presidency

3 credits

AMS 325

American States And Regions

3 credits

AMS 327

Minority Politics In America

3 credits

AMS 328

Mass Media In American Politics

3 credits

AMS 335

Federal Indian Policy And Law

3 credits

AMS 339

Public Policy And Poverty In The United States

3 credits

AMS 372

Equality, Minorities, And Public Policy

3 credits

AMS 432

Democratic Theory

3 credits

AMS 437

Religion And Public Life In The United States

3 credits

PLS 438

Contemporary Issues In Civil Liberties

3 credits

American Society and Culture

SOC 205

American Family Issues

3 credits

AMS 310

Religion And Contemporary American Society

3 credits

AMS 318

Gender In American Society

3 credits

ANT 330

Museums and Social Science

3 credits

AMS 341

American Cultural Minorities

3 credits

AMS 345

Sport In American Culture

3 credits

AMS 365

Issues Of The Native American Experience

3 credits

Inquiries in American Studies

AMS 395

Selected Topics

3 credits

AMS 400

Topical Seminar in American Studies

3 credits

AMS 493

Directed Independent Readings

3 credits

AMS 497

Directed Independent Research

3 credits

AMS 585

American Studies Internship

3 credits