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American Studies

College of Letters and Sciences

*AMST 250. Introduction to American Studies. 3 credits.

A study of the process by which the United States established a national identity and shaped its core of beliefs and values. How Americans reconciled ideals associated with nature/the frontier and new realities like industrialism/urbanization will be explored, using a variety of interdisciplinary approaches.

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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