American Studies (AMST)

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AMST 300 Perspectives on American Culture (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.

American culture from the perspectives of different social sciences. American national character, social thought, and political order.

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