AM ST 435
Americans at Work (3) A study of occupational and organizational cultures in America.
AM ST 435 Americans at Work (3)
A study of occupational and organizational cultures in America. The course examines historical and social changes in primary occupations of Americans, including agriculture, crafts and trades, mining and trapping, maritime, manufacturing, corporate, and service and information work. The role of unionism, individualism, and mobility in shaping attitudes toward work will be examined. Students will learn techniques of ethnography and historical analysis to interpret images of work in American society. Evaluation includes application of historical analysis and ethnographic observation of Americans at work in written essays, and two examinations.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.