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Academic Foundations 003
African American and African Studies 014
American Studies 050
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Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History (080, 081, 082, 083, 085)
Asian Studies 098
Biological Sciences 120
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geology 460)
Economics 220
English (350 and 352)
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience Engineering 465
Global Politics 487
Health Information Management 504
Health Sciences: Aging 499J
Health Sciences: Health Advocacy 499K
History (History 510, American 512)
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
Information Systems 548
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism and Media Studies 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Religious Studies 840
Russian 860
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
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School of Public Affairs and Administration
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2016–2018 Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Programs and Courses American Studies 050 Courses  


21:050:200 Introduction to American Studies (3) An interdisciplinary survey of the culture of the United States.
21:050:311,312 Popular Culture and the Media (3,3) Popular arts, attitudes, folklore, and myths in print, broadcast, electronic, and commercial media; relationship of popular culture to vogues, movements, censorship, audience, leisure, politics, business, and technology; content analysis of actual texts, and examples balanced with a survey of theory, history, and criticism.
21:050:391,392 Fieldwork in American Studies (3,3) Oral history, photographic surveys, historical preservation, or other practical exercises in the collection, analysis, and description of evidence of American culture. The focus is a team project.
21:050:488,489 Topics in American Studies (3,3) Each semester the course offers a different topic for intensive, interdisciplinary study in a seminar format; seminar paper required. For specific topics in any semester, consult the online schedule of classes.
21:050:498,499 Individual Study in American Studies (3,3) Supervised arrangement for readings, a research paper, fieldwork, or an internship in such institutions as the New Jersey Historical Commission, the New Jersey Historical Society, the Newark Public Library, or the Newark Museum. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor or program director.
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