Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

IAP: International Academic Programs

IAP 390: Rethinking America: Traditions and Trends

Overview of contemporary American society and events important to American history. Readings and discussions consider how society and culture shape contemporary life in America. Present-day issues and perspectives will be examined through readings, multimedia, and communicative activities. International students who participate in their university's Junior Year abroad program hosted and administered by IAP may take this course.

Prerequisite: Participation in the Junior Year Abroad program

3 credits

IAP 391: American Society and Culture

The interplay between social structure and culture that produces and reproduces American society is the main focus of this course. Students will consider selected social institutions such the as family, immigration, media, markets and social movements in American society. Reflections on these institutions, will employ a sociological analyses derived from documentary films/ movies as well as journal articles and book chapters.

Prerequisite: Participation in the Junior Year Abroad program

3 credits

IAP 488: Internship

May be repeated to a limit of 6 credits.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and department

SBC:     EXP+

0-6 credits, S/U grading