May 23, 2018  
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AMST 4400 - American Studies Seminar


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every Semester.

The American Studies seminar is the culminating experience for American Studies majors. Each year it will engage with a different key theme in American history, culture, and identity such themes would include: war and peace; race, class, and gender; work; protest; the American Dream; community; tradition and change. Students will analyze texts from a variety of disciplines, including literature, historical documents, popular culture, film and other media, the visual arts, and material culture, in order to develop arguments about the theme and to engage with the interdisciplinary methodologies at the core of American Studies.

Prerequisite(s): AMST 1800 , AMST 1900 ; completion of at least 27 of the 36 required credits in American Studies (and all other required credits).



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