Interdisciplinary Studies (Pre-Designed) - American Studies Area of Concentration, B.A.
|IDST 150||Introduction to Cross-Cultural & Social Justice Studies||3|
|Select one Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies course within the IDST 250-259 range 1||3|
|IDST 280||Introduction to the Interdisciplinary Studies Major and Degree Plan||1|
|IDST 320||Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies||3|
|Select two upper level electives within the IDST 350-369 range 2, 3||6|
|IDST 401||Senior Seminar||3|
|ENGL 207||Introduction to American Ethnic Studies||3|
|Select three lower level Intersections in American Culture and Society courses (from at least 2 disciplines) of the following:||9|
|Introduction to Latinx Studies|
|Schools, the Law and Society|
|Education and Society|
|Introduction to Mass Media|
|Nature of New England|
|United States History to 1877 (OR HIST 114 OR HIST 240)|
|United States Government|
|Select two upper level History and English courses (at least one from each discipline) of the following:||6|
ENGL 365-ENGL 380:Texts in Contexts (American Theme) 4
ENGL 381-ENGL 384:Diverse Voices in American Culture 5
|American Literary Survey|
|Topics in United States History (American Immigration and Ethnicity)|
|Select four upper level Comparative United States Ethnic Studies courses (from at least 2 disciplines) chosen in consultation with advisor||12|
Recommended: IDST 251 Introduction to Urban Studies.
Recommended: IDST 352 Race and Racism from a Global Perspective.
With the approval of the students’ IDST advisor, the one of the upper level required courses (IDST 350-369) may be replaced by IDST 500 Directed Independent Study, IDST 540 Interdisciplinary Studies Internship, or an elective in the students’ area(s) of study provided the course is interdisciplinary in content/approach.
e.g. ENGL 375 Civil War in Literature and Film.
e.g. ENGL 381 African American Literature.