AMST - American Studies

Courses

AMST 101D. Introduction to American Studies. 3 Credits. (2 Lec, 1 Lab) F

Introduction to the field of American Studies and to major issues in American history, literature, and the arts.

AMST 202RA. The Arts in America. 3 Credits. (2 Lec) F,S

PREREQUISITE: WRIT 101W. Uses the methodologies of American Studies to question the history, theory, and criticism of various American art forms and movements. Disciplines covered include: film, photography, television, sculpture, painting, architecture, and music.

AMST 291. Special Topics. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

AMST 301. Reproduction in America. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S

PREREQUISITE: WRIT 101W Provides historical context for human reproduction and examines the ways in which women and men in America - both in the past and in contemporary culture - adapt and shape reproductive practices to the unique events of their lives.

AMST 401. Seminar in American Studies. 4 Credits. (4 Sem) S to be offered even years.

PREREQUISITE: AMST 201. Capstone course in American Studies. Students will research and design solutions to contemporary problems in American Society.

AMST 401R. Seminar in American Studies. 4 Credits. (4 Sem) S to be offered even years.

PREREQUISITE: AMST 201. Capstone course in American Studies. Students will research and design solutions to contemporary problems in American Society. Co-convened with AMST 501 and 502.

AMST 491. Special Topic for Spring 2016: American Religion and the United States Supreme Court. 3 Credits. (1 Lec, 2 Sem) S

PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

AMST 501. Methods in American Studies. 3 Credits. (3 Sem) F

Introduction to major trends in American Studies scholarship, with a particular focus on American Studies in an international context. The course will also introduce students to the range of scholarship in the American Studies program. Co-convened with AMST 401R.

AMST 502. Research in American Studies. 3 Credits. (3 Sem) F,S

PREREQUISITE: AMST 501. Graduate research and advanced readings in American Studies. Co-convened with AMST 401R.

AMST 590. Master's Thesis. 1-10 Credits. (1-10 Ind; max unlimited) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

AMST 591. Special Topics. 3 Credits. (3 Sem) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Course prerequisites as determined for each offering. Advanced study of topics in the discipline, in courses not required in any curriculum, including experimental offerings of visiting professors, trial offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

AMST 592. Independent Study. 1-4 Credits. (1-4 Ind; 8 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, approval of department head and Vice Provost of Graduate Education. Directed research and study on an individual basis.

AMST 594. Seminar. 1 Credit. (1 Sem) F

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. Graduate level topics which are not covered in other courses. Students will prepare and present discussion material.

AMST 689. Doctorial Reading and Research. 3-6 Credits. (3-6 Ind; max 15) F,S,Su

PREREQUISITE: Doctoral standing. Presentation and discussion of dissertation research and writing.

AMST 690. Doctoral Thesis. 1-10 Credits. (1-10 Ind; max unlimited) F,S,Su

Max credits unlimited PREREQUISITE: Doctoral standing.