American Studies (AMST)

AMST 201 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN STUDIES (3)

Interdisciplinary course interpreting American culture through historical documents, literature, film, music, art, and popular expressions. Topic varies. GenEd II.B.1 or Core: The United States as a Nation.

AMST 491 DIRECTED READINGS IN AMST (3)

Independent research in American Studies on a topic selected by the student in consultation with the instructor. Prerequisite: consent of American Studies coordinator.

AMST 497 INTERNSHIP IN AMERICAN STUDIES (3-9)

Experience designed to integrate American Studies and knowledge with hands-on work experience in local museums, libraries, and similar agencies. A daily log, final report, and 90 hours of participation are required. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 units provided one internship is a 6-unit single-site internship. Prerequisite: consent of American Studies coordinator. Graded S/U.