American Studies Courses

Related  Courses    Spring  2006

The following courses may be counted towards an American Studies major or concentration. Please consult with your Program Advisor to get final approval for any course you take. Note: This list is not all inclusive and may not contain all the requirements for a course. Please check the Directory of Classes for more information. If you are interested in a course that is not on this list, please see your Program Advisor about completing a petition form. Likewise, consult your advisor if you think a course satisfies requirements other than those listed here.

CODES FOR AMERICAN STUDIES REQUIREMENTS

C American Studies core
D1 Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies
D2 Architecture, Art History, Dance, Drama & Theatre Arts, Film, Music
D3 History
D4 American Literature
D5 Philosophy, Religion
S1 African American Studies
S2 Asian American Studies
S3 Latino(a) Studies
S4 Women's & Gender Studies
S5 Course dealing with race, ethnicity, and/or gender in the U.S.
T1 Before 1800
T2 1800-1900
T3 After 1900
Int International or Comparative

DEPARTMENTS/PROGRAMS with courses listed below satisfying American Studies requirements

Africana Studies
African-American Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Art History
Asian-American Studies
Economics
English
English: Women's Studies
Ethnicity & Race
Film
History
Latino Studies
Music
Political Science
Religion
Theater

AFRICANA STUDIES

Subject: AFRICANA STUDIES
Course: BC3120, History of African American Music, 4 points
Day/Time: T 6:10-8:00
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S1, D2

Subject: AFRICANA STUDIES
Course: BC3122, Ethnography of Black Americans, 3 points
Instructor: Davis
Day/Time: TR 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S1, D1

Subject: AFRICANA STUDIES
Course: BC3148, Literature of Great Migration 1916-1870, 3 points
Instructor: Prettyman
Day/Time: MW 2:40-3:55
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S1

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES

Subject: AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: AFAS C3300y, African Civilizations in the Americas, 3 points
Instructor: Young
Day/Time: T 4:10-6:00
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S1, International

Subject: AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: AFAS C3320y, Ethnography and the African American Urban Community, 3 points
Instructor: Venkatesh
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S1, D1

Subject: AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: C3930, Topics in the Black Experience:
Sec. 1  The Harlem Renaissance
, 4 points
Instructor: Thompson
Day/Time: T 2:10-4:00
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S1, D2, T3

Subject: AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: C3930, Topics in the Black Experience:
Sec. 2  Contemporary Culture & Criticism
, 4 points
Instructor: Washington
Day/Time: W 2:10-4:00
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S1

Subject: AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: C3930, Topics in the Black Experience:
Sec. 3  Voting Rights in the U.S.
, 4 points
Instructor: Middlemass
Day/Time: M 11:10-1:00
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S1

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AMERICAN STUDIES

Subject: AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: AMST W1010y, Introduction to American Studies, 3 points
Instructor: Spiegel
Day/Time: MW 4:10-5:25
Comments: Hamilton 717
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: Required

Subject: AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: AMST W3931y, Topics in American Studies:
Sec. 1  War and American Values
, 4 points
Instructor: Delbanco
Day/Time: T 4:10-6:00
Comments: Application required.
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: T2, T3

Subject: AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: AMST W3931y, Topics in American Studies:
Sec. 2  Philip Roth's America
, 4 points
Instructor: Posnock
Day/Time: M 4:10-6:00
Comments: Application required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, S5

Subject: AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: W3930, Research Seminar in American Studies, points
Instructor: Blake
Day/Time: M 11:00-12:50
Comments: Application required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement:

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ANTHROPOLOGY

Subject: ANTHROPOLOGY
Course: V3960y, The Culture of Public Art and Display in New York City, 4 points
Instructor: Alland
Day/Time: F 1:00-4:00
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

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ART HISTORY

Subject: ART HISTORY
Course: AHIS W4403y, Robert Moses and the Modern City, 4 points
Instructor: Ballon/Jackson
Day/Time: W 2:10-4:00
Comments: By application. See dept.
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D2

Subject: ART HISTORY
Course: AHIS W4626y, Tourism and the North American Landscape, 3 points
Instructor: Hutchinson
Day/Time: TR 10:35-11:50
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

Subject: ART HISTORY
Course: BC3948, Harlem Renaissance, 4 points
Instructor: Hutchinson
Day/Time: R 2:10-4:00
Comments: Enrollment determined in first class
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1, S1, T3

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ASIAN-AMERICAN STUDIES

Subject: ASIAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
Course: W4030, Asian American Popular Culture, 4 points
Instructor: Wahng
Day/Time: R 4:10-6:00
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S2

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ECONOMICS

Subject: ECONOMICS
Course: BC2010y, The Economics of Gender, 4 points
Instructor: Mammen
Day/Time: MW 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1, S4, Int


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ENGLISH

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: BC3140y, sec. 4, Dickinson and Her Era, 3 points
Instructor: Schmidt
Day/Time: MW 11:00-12:15
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, T2

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: BC3140y,
BC3140y, sec. 5, Literature & Film: Memory & Forgetting, 3 points
Instructor: Hamilton
Day/Time: TR 2:10-4:00
Comments: Limited enrollment; sign up at Barnard
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D2

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: BC3181, American Literature 1871-1945, 3 points
Instructor: Vandenburg
Day/Time: TR 4:10-5:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, T2, T3

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: BC3187y American Writers and their Foreign Counterparts, 3 points
Instructor: Gordon
Day/Time: TR 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, International

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: BC3196y, Harlem Renaissance Literature, 3 points
Instructor: Miller
Day/Time: TR 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, S1, T3

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: BC3998y, sec. 5, Sr. Sem: The City in Literature, 4 points
Instructor: Sharpe
Day/Time: T 2:10-4:00
Comments: Instructor permission required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: BC3998y, sec. 3, Sr. Sem:Black Stereotype and Racial Performance, 4 points
Instructor: Miller
Day/Time: T 4:10-6:00
Comments: Instructor permission required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, S1

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: G4603y, The American Novel 1850-1950, 3 points
Instructor: Arac
Day/Time: W 6:10-8:00
Comments: See www.columbia.edu/cu/english/courses_ugreginst.htm for registraton instructions
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3283y, Post-1945 American Literature, 3 points
Instructor: Posnock
Day/Time: MW 2:40-3:55
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, T3

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3401, African American Literature II, 3 points
Instructor: Griffin
Day/Time: TR 10:35-11:50
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, S1, T3

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3520, Asian American Literature & Culture, 3 points
Instructor: Gamalinda
Day/Time: TR 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, S2

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3715, Henry James's Peril, 4 points
Instructor: Charon
Day/Time: T 11:00-12:50
Comments: Application instructions at www.columbia.edu/cu/english/courses_ugreginst.htm
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3732y, Postmodern Poetries, 4 points
Instructor: Golston
Day/Time: W 6:10pm-8:00pm
Comments: Application instructions at www.columbia.edu/cu/english/courses_ugreginst.htm
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3874, Literature of the Early Republic, 4 points
Instructor: Tawil
Day/Time: R 4:10-6:00
Comments: Application instructions at www.columbia.edu/cu/english/courses_ugreginst.htm
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, T1 or T2

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3875, Studies in 19th-c. American Literature: Happily Ever After, 4 points
Instructor: Crain
Day/Time: R 11-12:50
Comments: Application instructions at www.columbia.edu/cu/english/courses_ugreginst.htm
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, T2

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3963, American Poetry from Poe to Pound, 4 points
Instructor: Violi
Day/Time: R 6:10-8:00
Comments: Application instructions at www.columbia.edu/cu/english/courses_ugreginst.htm
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3966, The Poetry of Wallace Stevens, 4 points
Instructor: Strand
Day/Time: M 2:10-4:00
Comments: Application instructions at www.columbia.edu/cu/english/courses_ugreginst.htm
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4

Subject: ENGLISH
Course: W3980y, The Art of the Improvisors, 4 points
Instructor: O'Meally
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm
Comments: Application instructions at www.columbia.edu/cu/english/courses_ugreginst.htm
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D2, S1


ENGLISH: WOMEN'S STUDIES

Subject: ENGLISH: WOMEN'S STUDIES
Course: BC3144y, Minority Women Writers in U.S., 3 points
Instructor: Prettyman
Day/Time: MW 2:40-3:55
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D4, S5

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ETHNICITY & RACE

Subject: ETHNICITY & RACE
Course: W1012y, History of Racialization in the United States, 3 points
Instructor: Bruce
Day/Time: TR 2:40-3:55
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S5, D3

Subject: ETHNICITY & RACE
Course: W3035y, Comparative Legal Histories of Race, 3 points
Instructor: Han
Day/Time: MW 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S5

Subject: ETHNICITY & RACE
Course: W3500y, Exploring Ethnic Identity/Citizenship/Immigration, 3 points
Instructor: Singh
Day/Time: TR 4:10-5:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S5

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FILM

Subject: FILM
Course: R4138y, Auteur Study Sec. 1: Alfred Hitchcock, 3 points
Instructor: Sarris
Comments: Prerequisite: Film W3001
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D2

Subject: FILM
Course: W3100y, Intro to Genre Study: American Film History 1930-1960, 3 points
Instructor: Insdorf
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D2, T3

Subject: FILM
Course: W4300y, Avante-Garde Cinema, 3 points
Day/Time: W 5:15-9:15
Comments: Preference to Film Majors
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D2

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HISTORY

Subject: HISTORY
Course: AMST BC3401x, y, Cultural Approaches to the American Past, 4 points
Instructor: Russell
Day/Time: T 4:10-6:00
Comments: Instructor permission required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: BC1402y, American Civ. Since the Civil War, 3 points
Instructor: Russell
Day/Time: TR 11:00-12:15
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: T2, T3, D3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: BC3567y, American Women in the 20th Century, 3 points
Instructor: Rosenberg
Day/Time: TR 2:40-3:55
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3, T3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: BC3570y, Alma Mater: A Social History of American Universities and Colleges, 3 points
Instructor: McCaughey
Day/Time: TR 2:40-3:55
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: BC4546y, The 14th Amendment and its Uses, 4 points
Instructor: Rosenberg
Day/Time: W 2:10-4:00
Comments: Application Required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: BC4592y, Maritime History since the Civil War, 4 points
Instructor: McCaughey
Day/Time: W 4:10-6:00
Comments: Application Required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3, T2, T3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: W3377y, International & Global History Since WWII, 3 points
Instructor: Connelly
Day/Time: MW 11:00-12:15
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: International, D3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: W3406y American Beginnings, 3 points
Instructor: Haefeli
Day/Time: TR 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3, T1

Subject: HISTORY
Course: W3407y, America Since 1960, 3 points
Instructor: Phillips
Day/Time: MW 10:35-11:50
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3, T3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: W3431y, U.S. in the Era of Slavery and Jacksonian Democracy, 3 points
Instructor: Foner
Day/Time: MW 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3, T2

Subject: HISTORY
Course: W3540y, History of the South, 3 points
Instructor: Fields
Day/Time: TR 11:00-12:15
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3

Subject: HISTORY
Course: W4400y, America & the Natural World 1800-Present, 4 points
Instructor: Leach
Day/Time: T 2:10-4:00
Comments: Application required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D3, T2, T3

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LATINO STUDIES

Subject: LATINO STUDIES
Course: W1600, Latino History & Culture, 3 points
Instructor: de Genova
Day/Time: TR 10:35-11:50
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S3, D3

Subject: LATINO STUDIES
Course: W3100, Puerto Rico 1898 to the Present, 3 points
Instructor: Sanabria
Day/Time: TR 9:10-10:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S3, T3

Subject: LATINO STUDIES
Course: W3920, Topics in the Latino Experience: U.S. Latino Cinema, 4 points
Instructor: Negron-Muntaner
Day/Time: W 11:00-12:50
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S3, D2

Subject: LATINO STUDIES
Course: W3925, Latino Communities in N.Y.C., 4 points
Instructor: Marwell
Day/Time: R 11:00-12:50
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: S3

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MUSIC

Subject: MUSIC
Course: V2015y, Music in the United States, 3 points
Instructor: Lewis
Day/Time: TR 4:10pm-5:25pm
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D2

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POLITICAL SCIENCE

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: BC1001y, Dynamics of American Politics, 3 points
Instructor: Johnson
Day/Time: MW 1:10-2:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: BC3331y, American Political Decision-making, 4 points
Instructor: Pious
Day/Time: T 2:10-4:00
Comments: Departmental approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: V1601y, International Politics, 3 points
Instructor: Jervis
Day/Time: MW 2:40-3:55
Comments: Students must register for a disc section, V1611,
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1, International

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W1201y, Intro to American Politics, 3 points
Instructor: Russell
Day/Time: MW 9:10-10:25
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W3322y, The American Congress, 3 points
Instructor: Wawro
Day/Time: TR 11:00-12:15
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W3922y Sec. 3, First Amendment, 4 points
Instructor: Amdur
Day/Time: M 4:10-6:00
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W3922y Sec. 4, Issues that Divide America, 4 points
Instructor: Gertzog
Day/Time: T 11:00-12:50
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W3962y, International Politics Seminar:
Sec. 1  Causes of War, 4 points
Instructor: Schilling
Day/Time: R 4:10-6:00
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1, International

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W3962y, International Politics Seminar:
Sec. 2  Foreign Policy and Decision Making, 4 points
Instructor: Farnham
Day/Time: R 4:10-6:00
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1, International

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W3962y, International Politics Seminar:
Sec. 3  History of the Cold War, 4 points
Instructor: Jervis
Day/Time: T 2:10-4:00
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1, International

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W3962y, International Politics Seminar:
Sec. 4  Globalization, Development, and Conflict, 4 points
Instructor: Gartzke
Day/Time: T 2:10-4:00
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1, International

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W3962y, International Politics Seminar:
Sec. 5  Political Economy of Trade and Investment, 4 points
Instructor: Pinto
Day/Time: T 9:00-10:50
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1, International

Subject: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Course: W4321y, Constitutional Law: Presidential-Congressional Relations, 3 points
Instructor: Pious
Day/Time: MW 2:40-3:55
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D1

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RELIGION

Subject: RELIGION
Course: V3603y, Religion in American Culture II, 3 points
Instructor: Balmer
Day/Time: TR 11:00-12:15
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D5, T3

Subject: RELIGION
Course: W4640y, Religion & the Amererican Public Sphere, 4 points
Instructor: Bender
Day/Time: T 9:00-10:50
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D5

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THEATER

Subject: THEATER
Course: R4510y, American Theatre and Drama, 3 points
Instructor: Leverett
Day/Time: R 2:10-5:00
Comments: Instructor approval required
Meets Am. Studies Requirement: D2

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