The Immigrant Experience


This course explores the history and politics of immigrant groups coming to the United States in the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries. We give attention to contemporary immigration in the US and compare it to past experiences. Topics include legislation, patterns of migration, comparisons of different waves of immigration, and changing social attitudes. Attendance will be taken: grade will be reduced after four (4) unexcused absences American Culture Studies (AMCS) is a multidisciplinary program that provides both a broader context for study in different fields and a deeper understanding of American culture in all of its complexities
Course Attributes: EN S; BU Hum; BU BA; AS LCD; AS SSC; AS SD I; FA SSC; AR SSC; AS SC