Oct 01, 2020  
2014-2015 HillBook (Class of 2018) 
2014-2015 HillBook (Class of 2018) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

AMS 200 - Introduction to American Studies

Three Credits
Fall Semester

Introduction to the study of America from an interdisciplinary perspective, emphasizing critical analysis of culture though exploration of a wide range of cultural artifacts including literary and historical texts, visual images and material objects. Students will examine the many aspects of thought, expression, and behavior that have shaped and defined the complex society of the United States while exploring their own relationship to America’s diverse history and culture. Of particular concern are the diverse cultural experiences and meaning that shape individual and collective notions of American identity.