American Studies

AMST 1201: Seminar in American Studies

Course Description:
Three credits. What is an American? A multi-disciplinary inquiry into the diversity of American societies and cultures.

Semester offered: Fall, Spring or Full-Year


Student Eligibility Guidelines for AMST 1201:

Successful completion of two years of high school history and two years of high school English are recommended.

Certification Requirements:

The minimum requirement for certification in American Studies is graduate level training in both English and History: Applicants should have at least a Bachelor's Degree in American Studies; however, applicants with a Master's Degree in either English or History will be considered. This course may be team taught between a History and English instructor, where each have at least bachelor and some graduate level training within their respective majors. Individual instructors with significant documented experience in teaching American Studies content may, under certain circumstances, also receive provisional certification within a mentoring program.

Instructor Resources:

AMST 1201 Sample Syllabus