American Studies Pathway

 The American Studies Pathway allows students to explore the broad interplay of ideas and events which 
 have shaped the American past and which will continue to affect its future.

Each Pathway must contain 4 courses covering a minimum of 3 different disciplines. In addition to the courses listed below, Honors and special-topics courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose. See here for a list of Fall 2014 course offerings applicable to Pathways.

  • ANTH 230 American Culture I
  • ANTH 231 American Culture II
  • ANTH 233 Native Americans
  • ART 255 Pre-Columbian Art
  • ART 280 American Art
  • ENG 210 American Literature I
  • ENG 211 American Literature II
  • ENG 266 Italian/American Experience
  • ENG 340 American Drama I
  • ENG 341 American Drama II
  • HIST 216 Black Political and Social Thought
  • HIST 220 New York: The Empire State
  • HIST 223 American Military History 1607-present
  • HIST 226 American History to 1877
  • HIST 227 American History Since 1877
  • HIST 228 America Since 1945
  • HIST 234 African American History
  • HIST 286 The Irish American Experience
  • HIST 381/MDIA 323 Film and History *prereq 6 credits in History; contingent on course topic
  • MUS 242 Popular Music in America
  • MUS 343 Music in America
  • PHIL 240 Pragmatism
  • PHIL 342 Foundations of American Social Thought
  • POSC 110 American National Government
  • POSC 211 American State & Local Politics *prereq POSC 110
  • POSC 212 Political Parties & Interest Groups *prereq POSC 110
  • POSC 210 US Constitutional Law: National Powers *prereq POSC 110
  • POSC 300 US Constitutional Law: Civil Rights & Liberties
  • POSC 312 History of the American Presidency *cross-listed HIST 312
  • POSC 360 Congress Today
  • SPAN 270 Cultures of Hispanics in the United States *taught in Spanish

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Students may also select one of the non-breadth area courses below for this Pathway:

  • CRJU Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJU 221 Law & Society *cross-listed PRLG 221
  • CRJU 230 Policing in America
  • CRJU 235 Corrections
  • CRJU 250 Introduction to US Courts

 

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