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2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Studies MLS


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Program Requirements.

Completion of one of the following tracks.

American Studies Track (30 credits)

(program requirements as currently listed)

  1. Core courses (9 credits) Three from:
    AMC 501  The Mind of America
    AMC 502  American Institutions
    AMC 503  The American Character
    AMC 504  The United States in Comparative
    Perspective
  2. Research and Thesis (6 credits).
    AMC 500  Thesis Writing and Research
    AMC 591  Thesis
  3. Approved Electives (15 credits). Select courses from at least two departments:
    AMC 501  The Mind of America
    AMC 502  American Institutions
    AMC 503  The American Character
    AMC 504  The United States in Comparative Perspective
    AMC 590  Directed Research
    AMC 598  Selected Topics
    AMC 599  Cross-Cultural Research
    ANT 555  Anthropological Interpretation of American Socio-Cultural Systems
    ANT 570  American Ethnic and Cultural Diversity
    ARH 509  History of American Art, 1875-1920
    ECN 521  American Economic History
    ECN 524  Labor Economics
    EDR 535  / THE 549  Folklore and Storytelling
    ENG 509  American English
    ENG 532  The American Novel
    ENG 533  American Poetry
    ENG 534  / THE 534  American Dramatic
    ENG 535  American Film I
    ENG 536  American Film II
    HIS 510  The Birth of the American Republic
    HIS 511  Age of Jefferson and Jackson
    HIS 519  History of Sport in the United States
    HIS 530  American Indian History
    HIS 531  American Urban History
    HIS 535  Black America Since the Civil War
    HIS 536  Exploring Community History
    HIS 538  Jazz, Rock & Cinema: A Social History of the 20th Century United States
    MUS 522  Jazz in American Culture
    MUS 555  American Music
    PHL 543  American Philosophy
    POL 501  American Political Thought
    POL 537  Problems in American Foreign Policy
    POL 541  Comparative Social Policy
    SOC 545  Ethnicity in American Society
    SOC 558  Religion in American Society
    SOC 562  Work in American Society
    SOC 569  / EDE 501  Sociology of Education
    SOC 570  Social Stratification
    SOC 571  Social Movements in America
    SOC 574  / WGS 574  Gender and Society
    THE 505  America’s Contribution to Theatre

Theatre and Community Track (30 credits for the Thesis Option, 36 for the Creative Project Option).

  1. Core courses (9-12 credits for the Thesis Option, 12 for the Creative Project Option). From:
    AMC 501  The Mind of America
    AMC 502  American Institutions
    AMC 503  The American Character
    AMC 504  The United States in Comparative Perspective
  2. Option Requirements (6-9 credits).
    Thesis Option
    AMC 500  Thesis Writing and Research
    AMC 590  Independent Study (optional)
    AMC 591  Thesis
    Creative Project Option

    AMC 500  Thesis Writing and Research
    AMC 590  Independent Study (optional)
    AMC 592  Theatre Creative Project (realized project with production book).
  3. Theatre Core (9 credits for the Thesis Option, 12 for the Creative Project Option).
    THE 521  Devising Theatre I
    THE 522  Devising Theatre II
    THE 523  Drama and Social Theory
    THE 585  Advanced Directing Methods
  4. Theatre electives (0-6 credits for the Thesis Option, 3-6 for the CreativeProject Option). Additional courses the bring the credit total to 30 for the Thesis Option, 36 for the Creative Project option.
    1. Electives I (0-3 credits).
      THE 534  / ENG 534  American Drama
      THE 505  American Contribution to Drama
      ENG 531  / ENG 532  The American Novel I & II
      AMC 598  Advanced Directing Methods
    2. Electives II (0-3 credits).
      AFA 534  History of Ethnic and racial Minorities
      ANT 570  American Ethnic and cultural Diversity
      ENG 535  / ENG 536  American Film I & II
      HIS 531  American Urban History
      HIS 535  Black America since the Civil War
      HIS 536  Exploring Community History
      POL 501  American Political Thought
      POL 541  Comparative Social Policy
      SOC 545  Ethnicity in American Society
      SOC 574  / WGS 574  Gender and Society
      SOC 571  American Social Movements

 

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