Approved Electives for the General Track in American Studies

The following courses are recommended as electives. Other classes, not included in the list below, may be counted toward the major with the approval of the program director. Students majoring in American studies should consult their advisor in designing their program of study and selecting the appropriate electives.

AFST 150Introduction to African and African American Studies4
AMST 251Black Masculinity in the United States4
AMST 255Imagining Africa4
AMST 340African American Women's Short Stories4
AMST 351Toni Morrison4
AMST 444Independent Study2,4
ANTH 301American Culture4
ANTH 302Southern Cultures4
ANTH 307The Archaeology of Southeastern United States4
ANTH 411Research Seminar: Campus Life and Academic Culture4
ARTH 212American Animation, 1910-19604
ARTH 310Far East in American Visual Culture4
ARTH 340American Art4
ARTH 348Reframing Architecture and the Decorative Arts: Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco4
ASIA 110Asian American Experience4
EDUC 279History of American Education4
ENGL 330The Life and Literature of Tennessee Williams4
ENGL 377American Literature I4
ENGL 378American Literature II4
ENGL 379The American Novel4
ENGL 380Whitman and Dickinson4
ENGL 391Modern American Poetry4
ENGL 392Modern American Fiction4
ENGL 393Faulkner4
ENGL 394Literature of the American South4
ENGL 395African-American Literature4
ENGL 396American Environmental Literature4
ENGL 397Contemporary American Fiction4
ENGL 398American Poetry Since World War II4
HIST 201History of the United States I4
HIST 202History of the United States II4
HIST 204Rich and Poor in America from the Colonial Period to the Present4
HIST 226Politics and Society in Contemporary America4
HIST 227Intellectual and Cultural History of the United States I4
HIST 228Intellectual and Cultural History of the United States II4
HIST 229The Many Faces of Sewanee4
HIST 231African-American History to 18654
HIST 232African-American History since 18654
HIST 237Women in U.S. History, 1600-18704
HIST 238Women in U.S. History, 1870 to the Present4
HIST 316The African-American Church in Slavery and Freedom4
HIST 317African-American Intellectual History4
HIST 318African American Women and Religion4
HIST 322Southern Lives4
HIST 324Colonial and Imperial Warfare in North America and Southern Africa4
HIST 325Revolutionary America4
HIST 327The Old South4
HIST 329The New South4
HIST 330History of Southern Appalachia4
HIST 332Twentieth Century American Culture4
HIST 334Mass Culture and Popular Amusements in the United States, 1870-19454
HIST 336Hours of Crisis in U.S. History4
HIST 339The Making of Modern America, 1877-19204
HIST 347The American Civil Rights Movement4
HIST 375The Outlaw in American Culture4
HIST 393America's Civil War4
HIST 394Reconstructing the South4
HIST 493The Civil War and American Historical Memory4
MUSC 210Music in Multicultural America4
MUSC 223American Music4
PHIL 311American Philosophy4
POLS 107Critical Issues in American Politics4
POLS 203The Presidency4
POLS 204Legislative Process4
POLS 205The Judicial Process4
POLS 222United States Foreign Policy4
POLS 223Public Policy4
POLS 304American Political Thought4
POLS 313Environmental Politics and Policy4
POLS 330Race and Ethnicity in American Politics4
POLS 331Constitutional Law: Balancing Powers4
POLS 338Constitutional Law: Civil Rights4
POLS 343Visions of Constitutional Order4
POLS 344Myth America4
POLS 373African-American Political Thought4
POLS 390The United Nations4
PSYC 403Psychology and Popular Culture in the U.S.4
RELG 119American Religious History: Contact, Exchange, Migration4
RELG 343Popular Culture and Religion in America4
RELG 348Business of Religion4
RHET 311U.S. Public Address I: 1620-18654
RHET 312U.S. Public Address II: 1865-Present4
SAST 220Place, Memory, and Identity4
SPAN 389U.S. Latino and Latina Literature and Culture4
WMST 100Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies4
WMST 251Black Masculinity in the United States4
WMST 340African American Women's Short Stories4
WMST 351Toni Morrison4