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.
Econ 374
Educ 260
English 205, 209, 280, and 345.
  • 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: 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 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
  • HIST 165: Slavery in the Americas
  • HIST 182: America Since 1945
  • HIST 198 A: 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
  • MEDIA 160: Mass Media
  • MEDIA 260: Media and Contemporary Culture
  • PSCI 111A: American Politics
  • SOAN 121A: Introduction to Sociology
  • SWRK 221: Social Work and Social Welfare
  • WMGST 121 A: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies