Programs of Study

The Arts and Popular Culture in America

The following courses are approved for students majoring in American Studies.  Please follow the department links to the undergraduate catalog for course descriptions.  

Legal Studies

41.372 - Sport and Entertainment Law 

English

42.230 - Film Classics

42.232 - Turning Fiction into Film

42.253 - The Culture of American Sport

42.274 - Lit of the Beat Movement

42.286 - The Graphic Narrative: Comics

42.305 - Reviewing the Arts

42.348 - Modern American Drama

History

43.314 -  American Social History

Philosophy

45.310 - Philosophy of the Creative Imagination

45.314 - Philosophy and the Gothic Imagination

45.316 - Philosophy and Film

45.384 - Philosophies of Art and Beauty 

Political Science

46.210 - Intro to Media and Politics

46.315 - Politics of Arts and Culture

46.316 - Politics and Film

46.317 - Politics and Music 

Sociology

48.260 - Mass Media and Communications 

Modern Languages

52.335 - Cinema and the Italian Americans 

Cultural Studies

58.221 - 20th Century Art

58.313 - American Art

58.314 - American Architecture

58.352 - Critical Issues in Art History

59.111 - Foundations in Cultural Studies

59.252 - Stagecraft 

Music 

74.301 - American Music

74.320 - African American Concert Music

74.355 - Jazz

74.356 - American Musical Theatre

74.369 - Topics in Jazz

74.386 - Rock & Roll