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Undergraduate Studies

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undergrad
 American Studies

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Professors: J. Rodenbeck (Coordinator), D. Cole, E. Wolf-Gazo
Associate Professors: D. Blanks, J. Edwards, M. El Lozy, R. Switzer, J. Waggoner
Assistant Professors: L. Goodson, J. Henriksen, A. Lang

Minor

The minor in American Studies at AUC is an interdisciplinary program in which students take a minimum of five courses (15 credits) among specified offerings involving the study of the history or culture of the United States and the Americas. The program is staffed and supervised by members of several departments, but administered by the Department of English and Comparative Literature. Students are required to take ECLT/HIST 209 (Introduction to American Studies), at least one other American history course, and three other courses as electives from among courses offered in American literature, history, and philosophy, or from among courses on American issues and topics in anthropology, art, music, film, theater, history, sociology, psychology, and political science. Courses listed under the heading "Selected Topics" may be included if the topic is the history or culture of the United States and the Americas.

Requirements:

ECLT/HIST

 209

Introduction to American Studies

 


and at least four of the following:

ANTH

384

Cultures of Latin America

ART

310

Modern and Contemporary Art

 

370

Selected Topics in Art *

ECLT

308

Modern European and American Literature

 

309

Early American Literature

 

310

Nineteenth-Century American Literature

 

311

Modern American Literature

 

344

Literature and Philosophy*

 

347

Selected Topics*

 

540

Readings in American Literature

 

545-546

Selected Topics *

FILM

370

Selected Topics in Film *

HIST

201

History of American Civilization to the Nineteenth Century

 

202

History of Modern American Civilization

 

309

The Pursuit of Liberty

 

401

Selected Topics in the History of the United States

PHIL

356

American Philosophy

POLS

303

American Government

 

415

U.S. Foreign Policy

 

430

Selected Topics in Political Science*

 

473

Special Topics in Public Law* (e.g. American Constitutional Law)

THTR

370

Selected Topics in Theatre*

 


* when instructor deems course content appropriate
with permission of the instructor
See departmental announcements or AUC Catalog entries under departmental headings for complete course descriptions.

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