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SUMMER 2020 Courses

SUMMER 2020 Courses

First Half Session

AMER 1002W: Introduction to American Studies
An interdisciplinary approach to American culture, character, and life.
MTWRF 1:00 – 3:00pm (Susan K. Kevra)

AMER 2075: Conspiracy Culture in America
Conspiracy theories in American culture and history. Topics include witch trials, anti-Semitism, anti-Catholicism, the red scare, UFOs, and the Kennedy assassination. Relation of conspiracy theories to broader cultures of knowledge.
MTWRF 10:00am – 12:00pm (Alex Jacobs)

AMER 2100: Sports, Culture, and Society

Multifaceted role of sports in culture and society, past and present. Cross-cultural perspectives on U.S. sports and related practices.
MTWRF 9:10 – 11:00am (Gabriel Torres)

Second Half Session

AMER 1002W: Introduction to American Studies
An interdisciplinary approach to American culture, character, and life.
MTWRF 8:10 – 10:00am (Sarah Gorman)


There are many courses in other departments that count for American Studies credit. When searching for courses on YES, students should do an advanced search, open the “Class Attributes” drop down menu, and check the option, “Eligible for American Studies Major.”

SUMMER 2020 Courses pre-approved to count towards American Studies

May Period

HIST 1420: US Post-1945: Cold War to the Present

HART 1400: U.S. Icons and Monuments

MUSL 2320: Exploring the Film Soundtrack

PSCI 3260: Introduction to American Law

First Half Session

AADS 1010: Introduction to African American and Diaspora Studies

MUSL 1600: American Popular Music

PSCI 2262: The Judicial Process

SOC 3621: Criminology

Second Half Session

SOC 3223: Schools and Society: The Sociology of Education

SOC 3301: Society and Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Courses not listed as eligible for American Studies credit may count towards a student’s major or minor, but approval from the DUS is needed before taking the course.