American Studies

Major, Minor

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

The American Studies Program presents a dynamic exploration of our nation, both as a geographical area, and a cultural and political space.

This interdisciplinary field draws on courses from 12 departments, giving a broad perspective of the history, art, politics, religion, popular culture, literature and other features of American life. You’ll learn in small classes with engaging faculty from a variety of departments and programs, including Africana studies; anthropology; art history; economics; English; gender, sexuality and women’s studies; history; modern languages and literatures; philosophy; political science; sociology; and theater and dance.