2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

American Studies (B.A.)


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degree Programs

Students majoring in American Studies complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses, 27-29 elective credits, and 42 credits (14 courses) of major courses.

Major Requirements


Five required disciplinary courses (15 credits):


One of the following courses in American arts:


One of the following courses in American cultural and historic preservation:


One of the following courses in American history:


The following course in American philosophy:


Five elective courses (15 credits):


Students choose a minimum of five additional elective courses in consultation with their advisor and with approval from the program coordinator.

Additional Information


Students also produce an original piece of scholarly research and publicly present it during the fall semester of senior year. American Studies majors are encouraged, but not required, to study abroad and participate in an internship. Students planning to study abroad should do so in the fall of their junior year.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Degree Programs