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    Western Michigan University
  Jan 21, 2018
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AMS 2000 - Introduction to American Studies

This course introduces students to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history, focusing on the theme of the place of the individual in the community. Students will gain an understanding of the social forces that have shaped men’s and women’s experiences in American culture such as region, gender, ethnicity, and race. The course explores American culture in such areas as religion, politics, sport, literature, labor, popular culture, and social reform.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: This course satisfies General Education Area III: The United States: Cultures and Issues.

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