Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

6000. American Studies: Methods and Major Texts

Also offered as: ENGL 6800, HIST 6000

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Open to graduate students in English, History, and Political Science; open to others with consent. (RG5977)

Grading Basis: Graded

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

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6850. American Studies: Keywords

Also offered as: ENGL 6850, HIST 6850

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Open to graduate students in English, History, and Political Science; open to others with consent. (RG5977)

Grading Basis: Graded

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.

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