AMS 2270 American Studies: 20th Century American Culture

An examination of cultural patterns in America from 1900-2000 with an emphasis on the texture of everyday life. The class includes an interdisciplinary study of American culture by way of an analysis of American arts and literature, including political systems; social issues; popular culture; material culture; race; religion and social change as expressed principally in literature but also music and film. This course satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirement. A grade of "C" or higher must be attained. Students who are not required to take the common placement test or enroll in developmental education courses do not have to satisfy prerequisites.

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

REA 0017 or class='sc-courselink' href='/en/2017-2018/Catalog-and-Student-Handbook/Courses/REA-Reading/0000/REA-0011'>REA 0011 or REA 0019 and ENC 0025 or ENC 0021or ENC 0022 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher. Students who are not required to take the common placement test or enroll in developmental education courses do not have to satisfy prerequisites.