Academic Catalog 2014-2015 
    
    Aug 20, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AMS 320 - Topics in Domestic Policy

(3) Guided investigation of Domestic policy issues. Topics will vary by semester. The subject of each module is addressed from a non-partisan, multi-disciplinary approach utilizing the vast resources available to students in Washington, D.C. Enrollment is limited to students admitted to the American Studies Program off-campus studies semester in Washington, D.C. Recent Domestic Policy courses have included: Stem-Cell Research - The purpose of this unit is to examine how questions of justice relate to the debate on human embryonic stem cell research in the United States. Immigration Reform - Today there rages a national debate about who should be admitted to our shores. Since 9/11, concern has shifted from economic issues to those of homeland security. The purpose of this unit is to examine how questions of justice relate to the issues surrounding immigration. Education Reform - Examining the national debate over education reform.