American Studies (AMST)

6000. American Studies: Methods and Major Texts

( Also offered as ENGL 6800 and HIST 6000.) Three credits. Prerequisite: open only to graduate students in English, History, and Political Science, others with instructor consent.

Introduction to the methodologies and topics of American Studies through a survey of major texts in the field, past and present. Also provides a history of the field.

6500. American Studies: Special Topics

( Also offered as ENGL 6850 and HIST 6500.) Three credits. Prerequisite: open only to graduate students in English, History, and Political Science, others with instructor consent.

Detailed study of a specific topic in American cultural studies with an emphasis on developing skills in interdisciplinary research. Topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated once for credit with a change in topic.