American Studies


American Studies is an interdisciplinary approach to American culture that affords the student substantial flexibility in creating his or her collegiate experience.


Several advantages of this unique flexibility: 

  • Many of the college’s General Education requirements can be fulfilled while simultaneously completing the American Studies minor.
  • American Studies can easily accommodate a double major in disciplines such as English and History.
  • An excellent choice for students interested graduate school, the program stresses coursework in disciplines that develop the analytic, writing and research skills necessary for professional success. Programs in law, museum studies, library science, and other graduate fields desire well-rounded and capable applicants.