School of Interdisciplinary Studies American Studies

Elective Courses

History of Art and Design

  • AD 33400 New Media Culture 
  • AD 35800 History of Graphic Art & Graphic Design 
  • AD 38200 19th Century Art 
  • AD 38400 Contemporary Art 
  • AD 39500 History of Design 
  • AD 45400 Modern Architecture 
  • AD 59000 Images of Nature

African American Studies

  • AAS 47300 Blacks in Hollywood Film*

Asian American Studies 

  • ASAM 24000 Introduction to Asian American Studies

Anthropology 

  • ANTH 34000 Global Perspectives on Health 
  • ANTH 34100 Culture and Personality 
  • ANTH 35200 Drugs, Culture and Society 
  • ANTH 36800 Sociolinguistic Study of African American English 
  • ANTH 37300 Anthropology of Religion 
  • ANTH 37900 Indians of North American+ 
  • ANTH 50500 Culture and Society 
  • ANTH 57800 Peoples of Middle America

Communication

  • COM 32900 History of Mass Media

Economics

  • ECON 37500 U.S. Economic History 
  • ECON 45600 Urban Economics

Education: Curriculum & Instruction and Education Studies 

  • EDST 20000 History & Philosophy of Education

English

  • ENGL 25000 Great American Books+ 
  • ENGL 35000 Survey of American Literature from Its Beginnings to 1865+ 
  • ENGL 35100 Survey of American Literature from 1865 to the Post-World War II Period+ 
  • ENGL 35200 Native American Literature 
  • ENGL 35400 Asian American Literature 
  • ENGL 35800 Black Drama+ 
  • ENGL 35900 Black Women Writers 
  • ENGL 37000 19th Century American Literature 
  • ENGL 37100 20th Century American Literature 
  • ENGL 38200 The American Novel+ 
  • ENGL 38600 History of the Film to 1938 
  • ENGL 38700 History of the Film from 1938 to Present 
  • ENGL 39600 Studies in Literature & Language* 
  • ENGL 41100 Studies in Major Authors* 
  • ENGL 41200 Studies in Genre* 
  • ENGL 41300 Studies in Literature & History* 
  • ENGL 41400 Studies in Literature & Culture* 
  • ENGL 46000 Studies in Women's Literature* 
  • ENGL 55200 Studies in Major American Authors* 
  • ENGL 55300 Colonial & Early American Literature 
  • ENGL 55400 American Literary Culture, 1820-1860 
  • ENGL 55600 19th Century American Fiction 
  • ENGL 55700 19th Century African American Narrative 
  • ENGL 55800 American Literature in the Later 19th Century 
  • ENGL 56000 Modern American Poetry 
  • ENGL 57500 Modern American Drama 
  • ENGL 57800 Early 20th Century American Fiction 
  • ENGL 58300 U.S. Ethnic/Multicultural Literature* 
  • ENGL 59500 Contemporary American Fiction 
  • ENGL 59600 Advanced Studies in Literature & Language*

History

  • HIST 30200 Historical Topics* 
  • HIST 30400 American in the 1960s 
  • HIST 35400 Women in America to 1870+ 
  • HIST 35500 History of American Military Affairs 
  • HIST 35600 America in Vietnam 
  • HIST 36500 Women in America+ 
  • HIST 36600 Hispanic Heritage of the U.S.+ 
  • HIST 37100 Society, Culture, and Rock & Roll 
  • HIST 37200 History of the American West 
  • HIST 37500 Women in American since 1870 
  • HIST 37600 History of Indiana 
  • HIST 37700 History & Culture of Native America 
  • HIST 38200 American Constitutional History+ 
  • HIST 38300 Recent American Constitutional History+ 
  • HIST 38400 History of Aviation 
  • HIST 38700 History of the Space Age 
  • HIST 39400 Environmental History of the U.S. 
  • HIST 39600 The Afro-American to 1865+ 
  • HIST 39800 The Afro-American from 1865+ 
  • HIST 39900 A History of Medicine in America 
  • HIST 46000 American Colonial History 
  • HIST 46100 The Revolutionary Era, 1763 to 1800 
  • HIST 46300 Creation of American Legal Culture 
  • HIST 46400 Jacksonian America 1815-1850 
  • HIST 46500 Civil War & Reconstruction, 1850 to 1877 
  • HIST 46700 The Emergence of Modern America 
  • HIST 46800 Recent American History 
  • HIST 46900 Black Civil Rights Movement 
  • HIST 47100 History of the Great Plains Indians 
  • HIST 47300 History of the South 
  • HIST 47500 Spanish Frontier in North America 
  • HIST 48500 Topics in American Political History* 
  • HIST 49200 Seminar in Historical Topics* 
  • HIST 49400 Science & Technology in American Civilization 
  • HIST 49500 Research Seminar in Historical Topics* 
  • HIST 58400 Social History of the U.S. 
  • HIST 58500 American Labor History 
  • HIST 58600 U.S. Foreign Affairs to World War I 
  • HIST 58700 U.S. Foreign Affairs: World War II to Present 
  • HIST 58900 History of Religions in America 
  • HIST 59200 Early American Intellectual History 
  • HIST 59300 20th Century American Intellectual History 
  • HIST 59400 Afro American Thought & Ideology 
  • HIST 59600 The American City

Italian

  • ITAL 33500 Italian American Cinema

Landscape Architecture

  • LA 26600 Frank Lloyd Wright

Philosophy

  • PHIL 24200 Philosophy, Culture, & the African American Experience+

Political Science

  • POL 23100 Introduction to U.S. Foreign Policy+ 
  • POL 31400 The President & Policy Process 
  • POL 32600 Black Political Participation in America+ 
  • POL 35300 Current Political Ideologies 
  • POL 36000 Women and the Law+ 
  • POL 37300 Campaigns & Elections 
  • POL 41000 Political Parties & Politics 
  • POL 41100 Congress: Structure & Functioning 
  • POL 41500 U.S. Politics & the Media 
  • POL 42500 Environmental Law & Politics 
  • POL 43400 U.S. Foreign Policy, Central America, & the Caribbean 
  • POL 43600 Selected Problems in United States Foreign Policy 
  • POL 46000 Judicial Politics 
  • POL 46100 Constitutional Law I 
  • POL 46200 Constitutional Law II 
  • POL 51700 The Politics of Capital & Labor in the United States 
  • POL 52200 Energy Politics & Public Policy 
  • POL 52300 Environmental Politics & Public Policy 
  • POL 52400 Public Policy & the Family

Psychology

  • PSY 33500 Stereotyping & Prejudice+

Sociology

  • SOC 31000 Racial & Ethnic Diversity+ 
  • SOC 31200 American Society+ 
  • SOC 36700 Relgion in America+ 
  • SOC 39100 Selected Topics in Sociology* 
  • SOC 45000 Gender Roles in Modern Society+ 
  • SOC 51400 Racial & Cultural Minorities 
  • SOC 51500 Black Americans 
  • SOC 53100 Community Organization

Spanish

  • SPAN 33500 The Literature of the Spanish-Speaking Peoples in the U.S.+

Women's Studies

  • WOST 38000 Gender & Multiculturalism 
  • WOST 38100 Women of Color in the U.S.+ 
  • WOST 383 Women & Work 
  • WOST 48200 Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality: Scholarship in Lesbian & Gay Issues

 

* Courses marked with * are variable title and/or variable credit courses. They are generally individualized programs of instruction requiring the consent of the instructor. These courses may be applied to the American Studies major only in cases where the content is extensively relevant to American Studies. They require the permission of the Director of Undergraduate Studies for American Studies before they may be applied to the American Studies major.

+ Courses marked with + fufill the CLA Core Curriculum requirement.

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