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Spring 2021 Course Offerings in American Studies

For more information, please contact American Studies Coordinator Caroline Woidat.


American Studies Electives

Courses that may be taken as American Studies electives:


American Studies

  • AMST 201 U/Topics in American Studies: Immigration Nation
  • AMST 262 or HIST 262 S/M/American Indian Law & Public Policy

Business

  • MGMT 263 Business Law I
  • MGMT 264 Business Law II

Communication

  • COMN 215 American Public Address
  • COMN 251 Mass Media and Society

English

  • ENGL 203 Reader and Text: Asian American Literature
  • ENGL 336 Native American Literature
  • ENGL 368 Connections in Recent Literature: Contemporary American Literature
  • ENGL 439 American Ways: Ecocinema

Geography

  • GEOG 250 U/American Landscapes

History

  • HIST 120 Military History of the U.S.A.
  • HIST 161 S/U/Issues in American History: American Populism
  • HIST 204 S/U/U.S. Since 1945
  • HIST 249 S/U/Studies in American History: African American NYC 1865-1920
  • HIST 260 S/U/Issues in the History of American Women

History (cont.)

  • HIST 262 S/M/American Indian Law and Public Policy
  • HIST 301 Interpretations in History: Reconstruction*
  • HIST 302 Research in History: Environmental History in the Modern U.S.*
  • HIST 302 Research in History: Rural History*
  • HIST 302 Research in History: Native America, 1523-1840*
  • HIST 411 The Making of Modern America, 1918-1945
  • HIST 430 Advanced Studies in American History: Intersectionality

* NOTE: HIST 301/302 is restricted to history majors, minors & concentrators. Prerequisites: sophomore standing or higher.

Interdepartmental

  • INTD 203 U/Social Foundations of American Education

Music

  • MUSC 338 Folk Music in New York State

Political Science

  • PLSC 110 S/U/American Politics
  • PLSC 382 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • PLSC 411 Public Opinion and the Mass Media
  • PLSC 412 American Social Welfare Policy

Sociology

  • SOCL 210 Sociology of Families
  • SOCL 230 S/U/Race and Ethnicity
  • SOCL 333 Sociology of Education
  • SOCL 347 Criminology and Juvenile Delinquency

AMST Cultural Intersections

Courses that fulfill the AMST cultural intersections requirement:


American Studies

  • AMST 201 U/Topics in American Studies: Immigration Nation
  • AMST 262 or HIST 262 S/M/American Indian Law & Public Policy

English

  • ENGL 203 Reader and Text: Asian American Literature
  • ENGL 336 Native American Literature

History

  • HIST 249 S/U/Studies in American History: African American NYC 1865-1920
  • HIST 260 S/U/Issues in the History of American Women

History (cont.)

  • HIST 262 S/M/American Indian Law and Public Policy
  • HIST 301 Interpretations in History: Reconstruction*
  • HIST 302 Research in History: Native America, 1523-1840*
  • HIST 430 Advanced Studies in American History: Intersectionality

* NOTE: HIST 301/302 is restricted to history majors, minors & concentrators. Prerequisites: sophomore standing or higher.

Political Science

  • PLSC 412 American Social Welfare Policy

Sociology

  • SOCL 210 Sociology of the Family 
  • SOCL 230 S/U/Race & Ethnicity         

AMST Transnational

Courses that fulfill the AMST transnational requirement:


Anthropology

  • ANTH 226 M/Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean
  • ANTH 313 Global Health Issues
  • ANTH 318 Gender and Sexuality in Latin America

Business

NOTE: Courses have prerequisites and are restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business.

  • FNCE 316 International Finance
  • MKTG 339 International Marketing
  • MGMT 370 International Business

Communication

  • COMN 353 Advertising as Social Communication
  • COMN 362 International Mass Communication

History

  • HIST 292 – M/The Modern Islamic World 1800 to the Present

Philosophy

  • PHIL 202 M/World Religions & Contemporary Issues

Political Science

  • PLSC 120 S/Comparative Politics
  • PLSC 140 S/International Politics
  • PLSC 382 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • PLSC 441 Democracy and International Relations
  • PLSC 448 Politics of International Economic Relations

Sociology

  • SOCL 105 S/M/Introduction to Global Social Change