American Studies (AMST)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

AMST 1104

This course will examine race and ethnic relations between Whites, Blacks, Latinos, and Asians in the United States. The goal of this course is for students to understand how the history of race and ethnicity ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First.  Combined with: SOC 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1393 AMST 1104   LEC 001

  • 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=1058

Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Second.  Combined with: SOC 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  2012 AMST 1104   LEC 002

  • 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=1058

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

  •  1959 AMST 1115   LEC 002

    • MTWRF
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • Leavitt, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

AMST 2371

Since hip hop first emerged in the South Bronx nearly half a century ago, it has grown into a global movement. Youth around the world not only consume hip hop; they also create their own, adapting hip ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First.  Combined with: ASRC 2370MUSIC 2370

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1487 AMST 2371   LEC 001

  • 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=3335

AMST 3092

How is public policy really formed in the United States today? Who are the key actors and decision makers who shape the laws and regulations that impact us at the local, state and federal levels of government? ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: GOVT 3092PAM 3090

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2044 AMST 3092   LEC 001

    • WR Washington, DC
    • Jun 6 - Jul 28, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. Intended for Summer in Washington participants only.

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

  •  1475 AMST 3141   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

AMST 3145

This course will explore the traditional dynamic and norms of political press coverage in the United States, and the impact of those patterns on both the government and the nation; some of the ways longstanding ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  1962 AMST 3145   LEC 001

    • MW Washington, DC
    • Jun 6 - Jul 27, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. 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=3490