Nov 21, 2018  
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Core Curriculum Requirements
Please visit www.providence.edu/academic-affairs/core-curriculum/Pages/approved-core-curriculum-courses.aspx for a listing of courses that have been approved for specific Core Curriculum requirements (Class of 2016 and beyond). The list is updated on a regular basis. In addition, students in the Class of 2013, 2014, and 2015 can search the Course Catalog or Semester Course Offerings in CyberFriar to locate courses with a specific Core Curriculum attribute. Need assistance? Please contact Alyssa Marton at aneubeck@providence.edu or 401.865.1765.

 

American Studies

   •  AMS 101 - Introduction to American Studies
   •  AMS 107 - African American Art: A Look at Hip Hop
   •  AMS 108 - History of Photography
   •  AMS 120 - History of Film: The Silent Period and the Transition to Sound
   •  AMS 121 - History of Film: The Classic Era 1940-1960 and Beyond 1960-1990
   •  AMS 206 - American Musical Theatre
   •  AMS 207 - American Art
   •  AMS 220 - The Catholic Imagination of Four American Filmmakers
   •  AMS 226 - Music in the United States
   •  AMS 227 - History of Jazz
   •  AMS 301 - Development of North American Architecture
   •  AMS 304 - American and European Art Since 1945
   •  AMS 313 - The Power of Whiteness
   •  AMS 318 - Globalization and Social Justice
   •  AMS 320 - Early American Literature
   •  AMS 321 - Social Change
   •  AMS 325 - African-American Women
   •  AMS 331 - American Philosophy
   •  AMS 345 - The Consumer Society
   •  AMS 364 - Modern American Fiction
   •  AMS 365 - Twentieth-Century African-American Literature
   •  AMS 376 - Toni Morrison
   •  AMS 411 - The Sociology of Disaster
   •  AMS 427 - Classical America
   •  AMS 450 - Internship
   •  AMS 470 - Seminar: Special Topics in American Studies
   •  AMS 480 - Seminar: The History and Culture of the Cold War
   •  AMS 481 - Seminar: The West in the American Imagination
   •  AMS 482 - Seminar: Smith Hill: A Study in Community and Place
   •  AMS 483 - Seminar: The Simple Life in American Culture
   •  AMS 484 - Seminar: Childhood in America
   •  AMS 486 - Seminar: Making of Modern America
   •  AMS 490 - Independent Study