American Studies (AMST)

AMST 300GW Junior Seminar in American Studies - GWAR (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing; ENG 214 with a grade of C- or better; or consent of instructor.

Examination of selected topics in U.S. culture and society through the interdisciplinary lens of American Studies; writing intensive seminar. (ABC/NC grading only)

Course Attributes:

  • Graduation Writing Assessment

AMST 310 The Arts and American Culture (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.

Figures in visual, literary, and performing arts who have reflected American culture through mastery of their arts; relationships between arts in periods of American cultural development.
(This course is offered as HUM 485 and AMST 310. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.)

Course Attributes:

  • UD-C: Arts and/or Humanities
  • Am. Ethnic & Racial Minorities

AMST 410 California Culture (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.

Dynamics of California society and culture in recent times; world oasis, flawed paradise, lifestyle crucible, and creative milieu; function in American culture and Pacific relations.
(This course is offered as HUM 450 and AMST 410. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.)

Course Attributes:

  • UD-C: Arts and/or Humanities