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List of Approved Courses for History - American Studies Concentration

ELECTIVES: Nine (9) credits required

History

  • HIS 120 Early American Experience, 1607-1877
  • HIS 121 Recent American Experience, 1877-Present
  • HIS 221 Native American History
  • HIS 241 American Frontier
  • HIS 243 Churches and the Modern Civil Rights Movement
  • HIS 244 Immigrant Women
  • HIS 245 African-American Religion
  • HIS 250 History of New England
  • HIS 251 Introduction to American Society
  • HIS 253 US Environmental History
  • HIS 302 Colonial America
  • HIS 303 Revolution and the Early Republic, 1763-1828
  • HIS 305: Antebellum America, 1828-1860
  • HIS 307 Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIS 313 Gilded Age to World War I
  • HIS 315 United States Between the Wars
  • HIS 316 United States after World War II
  • HIS 318 History of US Foreign Relations
  • HIS 320 Connecticut History
  • HIS 321 African American History to 1877
  • HIS 322 African American History since 1877
  • HIS 325 Expansion of New England
  • HIS 327: Disasters in America
  • HIS 340 History of the American South
  • HIS 352 History of World War II
  • HIS 365 Special Topics. Approval needed on case by case basis
  • HIS 380 Modern Black Nationalism
  • HIS 381 Non-Violence in Black America
  • HIS 383 American Immigration and Ethnicity to 1924
  • HIS 384 Immigration and American Society Since 1924
  • HIS 385 Introduction to Public History
  • HIS 420 Seminar in American Civilization (same as AMS 420)
  • HIS 480 Independent Study (individual approval required)
  • HIS 490 Internship in History (individual approval required)

HIS 310 May NOT be used to fulfill any History/American Studies requirements.

English

  • ENG 212 American Literature to 1865
  • ENG 213 American Literature from 1865
  • ENG 255 African-American Literature
  • ENG 256 Native American Literature
  • ENG 258 Asian-American Literature
  • ENG 259 Chicano/Chicana Literature and Culture
  • ENG 329 Adolescent Literature
  • ENG 342 Literature of New England
  • ENG 345 American Ethnic Minority Literature
  • ENG 347 African-American English and Verbal Traditions
  • ENG 350 Southwestern Literature
  • ENG 365 Approval needed on case by case basis
  • ENG 373 Studies in Rhetoric: Approval needed on case by case basis
  • ENG 374 Rhetoric of Hollywood Film

Visual Arts

  • ART 360 American Art
  • ART 369 African-American Art

Performing Arts

  • MUS 227 All that Jazz
  • MUS 302 American Popular Music
  • MUS 310 Music in America
  • THE 369 American Theater
  • FLM 221 American Film

Philosophy

  • PHI 320 American Philosophy

New England Studies

  • NES 200 Introduction to New England Studies
  • NES 250 History of New England

Geography

  • GEO 228 Historical Geography of the United States

Political Science

  • PSC 110 American Government and Politics
  • PSC 200 State and Local Politics and Government
  • PSC 205 Public Administration
  • PSC 215 Political Parties and Elections
  • PSC 216 Interest Group Politics
  • PSC 227 Women and Politics
  • PSC 315 American Social and Political Thought
  • PSC 320 American Foreign Policy
  • PSC 325 Politics and the Mass Media
  • PSC 326 Politics of Race, Class and Gender
  • PSC 330 The Presidency
  • PSC 333 Constructing Political Ads
  • PSC 335 Legislative Politics
  • PSC 339 Constitutional Law: Powers and Processes
  • PSC 340 Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties
  • PSC 341 Judicial Process
  • PSC 345 Electoral Politics
  • PSC 351 Environmental Politics and Policy
  • PSC 365 Special Topics. Approval needed on case by case basis
  • PSC 490 Internship in Municipal Government
  • PSC 491 State Government Internship
  • PSC 492 Law Internship
  • PSC 493 National Government Internship
  • PSC 495 State/Local/Law Internship

Economics

  • ECO 200 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 322 Environmental Economics
  • ECO 325 Money and Banking
  • ECO 331 Economics of Sports
  • ECO 333 Health Economics
  • ECO 335 Urban and Regional Economics
  • ECO 377 Public Finance

Anthropology

  • ANT 221 Native Americans
  • ANT 225 Contemporary Puerto Rican Culture and Society
  • ANT 240 Latinos in the United States
  • ANT 365 Approval needed on case by case basis

Sociology

  • SOC 208 Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Lives
  • SOC 212 Marriage and the Family
  • SOC 220 Sociology of Corrections
  • SOC 240 Sociology of Gender
  • SOC 307 Deviance
  • SOC 310 Women and Crime
  • SOC 325 Law and Society

Environmental Earth Science

  • EES 106 Geology of National Parks
  • EES 363 US National Parks-A Geological Perspective
  • EES 364 Geological Setting of Connecticut
  • EES 428 Geologic Regions of North America

Communication

  • COM 321 History of Communication

Education

  • EDU 210 Foundations of U.S. Education
  • EDU 357 International and Cross-Cultural Education

Health and Physical Education

  • HPE 411 Sport in American Society
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Transfer courses and other Eastern courses with variable content (like xxx 365), colloquia, seminars, internships, and independent studies that have a predominant content in United States culture, society, or history, may be approved on a case-by-case basis.

A maximum total of 3 credits of Independent Study (HIS 480) or Internship (HIS 490) may be used to satisfy major and elective requirements. Additional Independent Study and Internship Credits count only as non-major electives.

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