Courses that Count Toward American Studies

Approved List forĀ American Studies

*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.

Summer School I

  • ENGL 261: Beat Generation
  • HIST 199: America After 1865
  • PSCI 111: American Politics
  • PSCI 211: Media and Politics

Summer School II

  • Music 134: Rock Music: Style/Context
  • PSCI 111: American Politics
  • PSCI 211: Media and Politics

Fall 2018

  • AMCON 110: American Stories
  • AMCON 201A: Remaking America, 1865-1945
  • ECON 220: Topics on Economic Analysis
  • ECON 242: Environmental Economics
  • ECON 374: Money and Banking
  • ECON 376: Labor Economics and Employment Relations
  • EDUC 260: Foundations in Education
  • ENGL 205: American Racial and Multicultural Literatures
  • ENGL 209: Arab American Literature and Film
  • ENGL 220: 20th Century American Literature
  • ENGL 251: Major Chicano/a Authors
  • ENGL 275: Literature and Film
  • ENGL 276: Literature and the Enviornment
  • ES/PS 276: Environmental Politics
  • ENVST 232: Environmental Policy and Regulations
  • FILM 101: Introduction to Film Studies
  • HIST 182: America Since 1945
  • HIST 198: America to 1865
  • HIST 270: Sem: Masculinity in America
  • HIST 370: American History Seminar: Work in the U.S. Since 1920
  • PACON 280: Public Affairs I: Foundational Debates
  • REL 390: American Identities: Religion, Race and Gender

Interim 2019

  • HIST 297: Top: Race/Gender/Sports in America
  • ID 242: The Arts and Democracy