Introduction to American Studies

AMS-135 : Introduction to American Studies

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Sciences
Subject:
Social Sciences
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course provides an introductory overview to the field of American Studies. It seeks to answer the question, ?What does it mean to be an American?? It integrates several disciplines, taking a holistic view of the American perspective. The goal is to introduce students to the ideas and theories most closely linked to the field. These include topics in American history, philosophy, cultural studies, art, literature, political science and international relations.