American Studies

These are the course and credit requirements for an Emphasis in American Studies. View the American Studies Emphasis on the UW-Green Bay Catalog.

DEMOCRACY AND JUSTICE STUDIES Major
Supporting Courses24-26
DJS 101
Introduction to Democracy and Justice Studies
ENG COMP 105
English Composition II: Composition and Rhetoric 1
HISTORY 205
American History to 1865
HISTORY 206
History of the United States from 1865 to the Present
Choose two of the following courses:
ANTHRO 100
Varieties of World Culture
DJS 200
Mentoring for Equity and Inclusion
DJS 204
Freedom and Social Control
DJS 221
American Law in Historical Perspective
DJS/WOST 241
Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies
ECON 202
Macro Economic Analysis
ECON 203
Micro Economic Analysis
PHILOS 102
Contemporary Ethical Issues
PHILOS 103
Logic and Reasoning
PHILOS 105
Is Morality for Sale?
POL SCI 100
Global Politics and Society
POL SCI 101
American Government and Politics
SOCIOL 101
Introduction to Sociology
WOST 201
Introduction to LGBTQ Studies
Choose one of the following Skill Subjects (6 credits minimum): 2
Subject A - Social Research (7 credits)
COMM SCI 205
Social Science Statistics
or MATH 260
Introductory Statistics
COMM SCI 301
Foundations for Social Research
Subject B - Foreign Language (two semesters) 3
Subject C - Communication (6 credits)
COMM 133
Fundamentals of Public Address
COMM 290
Communication Problems and Research Methods
Subject D - Historical Research (6 credits)
HUM STUD 200
Introduction to Digital and Public Humanities
HISTORY 290
The Craft of History
Upper-Level Courses24
DJS/POL SCI 349
American Political Thought
DJS 361
Historical Perspectives on American Democracy
DJS 362
Power and Change in America
DJS 363
Topics in Democracy and Justice
DJS 461
Social and Political Criticism
DJS 470
Senior Seminar in Democracy and Justice Studies
Elective Courses (choose 6 credits):
ART 376
Modern American Culture
DJS 303
Criminal Justice Process
DJS/ECON 307
History of Economic Thought
DJS/POL SCI 320
Constitutional Law
DJS 325
Law and Society
DJS/WOST 348
Gender and the Law
DJS/HISTORY 353
The U.S. and the World
DJS/HISTORY 365
U.S. Labor and the Working Class: Past and Present
DJS 400
Mentoring for Equity and Inclusion
DJS/WOST 437
Feminist Theory
DJS 497
Internship
DJS 498
Independent Study
DJS 499
Travel Course
FNS 392
First Nations Justice and Tribal Governments
HISTORY 302
Problems in American Thought
HISTORY/WOST 370
History of Sexuality in the U.S.
HISTORY/WOST 380
U.S. Women's History
HISTORY 402
America in the Twentieth Century
POL SCI 312/UR RE ST 312
Community Politics
POL SCI 318
Political Behavior
POL SCI 340
Political Theory
POL SCI 370
Foreign and Defense Policies
SOCIOL 303
Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCIOL 307
Social Theory
SOCIOL 404
Criminology
UR RE ST 323
Asian American Communities in the United States
UR RE ST 324
Latino Communities in the United States
Total Credits48-50