Courses that Count Toward American Studies

Approved List for Fall 2015

*Notes:

  1. Some courses may have prerequisites.
  2. You may discover other courses you think might contribute to an American Studies major. If so, talk to the instructor about course content and then check with the Director of American Studies to see if the course could be approved for your major.
  3. If a course is listed as requiring permission of the instructor, you need to let that professor know you are taking the course for American Studies credit. In response the professor may require you to focus portions of your class work, such as papers or presentations, on the United States.

Fall 2015

  • AMCON 101 A: Declaring Independence, 1607-1865
  • AMCON 201 A: Remaking America, 1865-1945
  • AMST 100: American Culture: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • ECON 242: Environmental Economics
  • ECON 374 A/B: Money and Banking
  • EDUC 260: Foundations in Education
  • ENGL 205: American Racial and Multicultural Literatures
  • ENGL 209:¬†Arab American Literature and Film
  • ENGL 232: Writing America 1588-1800
  • ENGL 280: Crime Fiction
  • ENGL 263: Narratives of Social Protest
  • ENGL 345: Topics in American Racial and Multicultural Literatures
  • ENVST 202: The Culture of Nature
  • ENVST 270: Nature and American Landscapes
  • ESTH 290: Sports Ethics in Society
  • FAMST 232: Introduction to Family Studies
  • FAMST 253: Human Sexuality
  • HIST 126: Conquest and Colonization
  • HIST 165: Slavery in the Americas
  • HIST 182: America Since 1945
  • HIST 198 A/B: American History to 1865
  • HIST 282: Topics in Native American History
  • HIST 288: America in the Civil War and Reconstruction Era
  • HIST 289: Age of Revolution
  • HIST 290: Reel America: U.S. History in Film
  • HIST 370: Capitalism & Slavery
  • MEDIA 160: Mass Media
  • MEDIA 260: Media and Contemporary Culture
  • PSCI 111A/B: American Politics
  • SOAN 121A/B: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOAN 265: Religion, Culture and Society
  • SWRK 221: Social Work and Social Welfare
  • WMGST 121 A: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

Interim 2016

  • EDUC 170: Urban Schools and Community
  • EDUC 378: Multicultural Education in Hawaii
  • EDUC 379: Urban Education Practicum
  • ENGL 340: Topic – Sex, Madness and Marriage
  • HIST 169: From Fjord to Frontier
  • PSCI 211: Media and Politics
  • PSCI 244: Race and Politics
  • SOAN 248: Dying, Death and Bereavement

Spring 2016

  • AFA 231: The Diaspora Experience
  • AMACON 102 A/B: Democratic Vistas
  • AMCON 202 A/B: Pursuits of Happiness
  • AMST 207: California Dreams (HWC credit pending)
  • AMST 301: American Masculinities
  • ECON 245: Economics of Health Care
  • FAMST 242: Family Relations
  • FAMST ¬†253: Human Sexuality
  • HIST 126: Conquest and Colonization
  • HIST 181: Civil Rights Revolution
  • HIST 182: America Since 1945
  • HIST 199 A/B: American History After 1865
  • HIST 270: Modern Conservatism in the U.S.
  • HIST 275: Environmental History
  • HIST 277: African American History
  • HIST 370: Seminar – American Revolution
  • PSCI 272: American Constitutional Law
  • PSCI 311: Seminar in American Politics
  • RACE 121: Intro to Race and Ethnic Studies
  • SWRK 221: Social Work and Social Welfare
  • SWRK 258: Social Policy – by instructor approval
  • SOAN 121: Intro to Sociology
  • SOAN 260: Marriage and the Family
  • SOAN 264 A/B: Race and Class
  • WMGST 121: Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies