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American Studies 050
Master of Arts in American Studies
Doctor of Philosophy in American Studies
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Behavioral and Neural Sciences 112
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Chemistry 160
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English 350 (Includes American Literature 352)
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Urban Environmental Analysis and Management
Global Urban Systems 977 (Joint Ph.D with NJIT)
Women's and Gender Studies 988
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Camden Newark New Brunswick/Piscataway
  Graduate School-Newark 2020-2022 Programs, Faculty, and Courses American Studies 050 Graduate Courses  

Graduate Courses

26:050:501 Introduction to American Studies (3) A study of the history and development of the field of American studies, introducing students to theoretical issues with which scholars of American studies are currently engaged.
26:050:502 Research Seminar (3) This class is a research seminar that considers the content and themes and the methods and approaches that scholars from various disciplines use to research and write about the often contested category of "race" in the United States.
26:050:510 Immigration in the USA (3) An examination of the role of immigration and international migration in (re)shaping cultural identity in America.
26:050:521 Topics in American Studies I (3) Selected topics in the theory, history, and practices of American studies.
26:050:522 Topics in American Studies II (3) Selected topics in the theory, history, and practices of American studies.
26:050:530 Topics in Race, Ethnicity, and Modern Society (3) Examination of issues and methods in the study of race and ethnicity within American studies.
26:050:540 Topics in Urban Cultures (3) Examination of issues and methods in the study of urban social structures, processes, and cultures from an interdisciplinary perspective within American studies.
26:050:550 Topics in Cultural History and Artistic Production (3) Examination of issues and methods in the study of the history and forms of cultural production in American society from an interdisciplinary perspective.
26:050:595 Individual Study in American Studies (3)
26:050:596 Advanced Individual Study in American Studies (3)
26:050:597 Individual Research in American Studies (3)
26:050:598 Master's Essay in American Studies (6)
26:050:619 Internship in American Studies (3) Restricted to students who have completed the two-course Introduction to American Studies.
Prerequisite: 26:050:501, 502.
26:050:800 Matriculation Continued (E1)
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