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AMERICAN STUDIES

AMST-200 American Dreams/American Lives (3) Course Level: Undergraduate

American Dreams/American Lives (3) Introduction to the interdisciplinary study of American culture, past and present. Emphasizes reading critically, thinking historically, practicing interdisciplinarity, and acknowledging diversity. Students analyze and synthesize multiple kinds of primary sources (such as fiction, film, music, art) and disciplinary perspectives (sociology, economics, media criticism) to better appreciate the complexity of American life and culture. Usually Offered: fall.