American Studies

College of Arts and Letters

GAMST 200. Introduction to American Studies. 3 credits.

This interdisciplinary course examines representations of America and American identity in philosophy, literature and the arts. We investigate conflicts in values and beliefs as shaped by class, gender, race, landscape, and “progress.” Students will articulate an informed understanding of their own position in the development of America’s national and international identity.

AMST 490. Special Studies in American Studies. 3 credits.

Independent study of a topic appropriate to the interdisciplinary method of American studies.



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