Experiencing American Communities

AMST-E 300

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Course Description

Students gain an appreciation of the dynamic nature of American culture and institutions; get an opportunity to examine in depth how the histories of specific communities influence their present-day institutions and social, cultural and political traditions; and analyze the factors that influence variation among them. Includes one or more field trips to U.S. communities and cities that offer experiential learning relevant to the focus of the course.