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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
College of Liberal Arts

American Studies

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

AMS | American Studies

390. Research Seminar in American Studies. Research on selected topics in American studies. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

391. Reading Seminar in American Studies. A survey of the general literature of American studies; readings or topics on special problems. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Internal and External Third-World Communication Issues. Same as Latin American Studies 381 (Topic 13: Internal and External Third-World Communication Issues).

392. Conference Course in American Studies. Individual directed readings and conferences on selected problems or topics in American studies. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

393. Bibliography and Methods. Seminar to acquaint the graduate student with the nature and extent of materials for interdisciplinary research on American culture and the methodologies of such research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

394. The Literature of American Studies. Reading seminar on the classics of interdisciplinary research on American culture. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

395C. The Brazilian Left, 1900 to the Present. Same as Latin American Studies 381 (Topic 9: The Brazilian Left, 1900 to the Present). Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

395D. Recent Brazil, 1919 to the Present. Same as Latin American Studies 381 (Topic 10: Recent Brazil, 1919 to the Present). Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

698. Thesis. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in American studies and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, American Studies 698A.

398R. Master's Report. Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in American studies and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in American Studies. Seminar in the methods of interdisciplinary teaching and professional work in American studies. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in American studies and consent of the graduate adviser.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: American Studies 399R, 699R, or 999R.

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