Introduces students to the interdisciplinary study of American culture. Employs insights and approaches from literature, history, art, sociology, anthropology, and political science. Analyzes a variety of texts and artifacts. Explores selected themes and issues central to American Studies.
Uses an interdisciplinary approach to study various topics and themes in American Studies. Topics might include Western American Culture, Nature and Culture, Popular Culture in America, Mass Media in America, etc. May be repeated for up to 6 credits toward graduation.