UT Austin
Graduate Catalog
1999-2001



CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of Graduate Studies Committees

APPENDIX
Course Abbreviations
 

Chapter 4: Fields of Study

American Studies


The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 1999-2000 and 2000-2001; 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 that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was published.

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

American Studies: AMS

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 and 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 letter-grade 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 letter-grade 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 letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: American Studies 399R, 699R, or 999R.



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