American Studies (AMST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

AMST 1115

A policy-centered approach to the study of government in the American experience.  Considers the American Founding and how it influenced the structure of government;  how national institutions operate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer.  Combined with: GOVT 1111

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1145AMST 1115  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Leavitt, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=651

AMST 3071

The US and the global community face a number of complex, interconnected and enduring issues that pose challenges for our political and policy governance institutions and society at large.  Exploring how ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: GOVT 3071

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1797AMST 3071  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Jun 15 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Silbey, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This course utilizes synchronous live discussions which will be recorded and available asynchronously as needed. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit https://sce.cornell.edu/courses.

AMST 3141

The United States stands alone among Western, industrialized countries with its persistent, high rates of incarceration, long sentences, and continued use of the death penalty. This "American exceptionalism" ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First.  Combined with: GOVT 3141

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1171AMST 3141  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 1 - Jun 19, 2020
    • Katzenstein, M

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1883

AMST 3980

Affords opportunities for students to carry out independent research under appropriate supervision. Each student is expected to review pertinent literature, prepare a project outline, conduct the research, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1862AMST 3980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jun 1 - Jul 24, 2020
    • Silbey, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online