College of Arts & Sciences

American Studies Degree - Bachelor of Arts | Minor

Overview:  ƒ
American Studies examines the history, culture, and society of the United States from a multidisciplinary, multicultural, and transnational perspective. AMST courses emphasize issues of identity, social power, and social responsibility, with a focus on the importance of race, class, gender, and sexuality in American life, past and present. In addition to a well-rounded liberal arts education, students will gain the communication, research & critical thinking skills desired by today's employers. Graduates pursue careers in a wide variety of fields, from education, journalism, and marketing to law, social service and business.

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BA in American Studies

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Find out more about earning a Minor in American Studies by reviewing our Minor Requirements.

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Contact Information:
American Studies Office:    101 N. Murray Hall
Phone:                                    405.744.5680