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Learn about the American Experience

The American Studies Program at Geneseo is designed to acquaint you with the challenges and diversity of the American experience, past and present. The program offers structured knowledge of our culture's many dimensions. The program in American Studies also allows you the opportunity to pursue an interesting, diversified, yet coherent liberal arts program, one that can serve as the basis for lifelong learning.

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.
  • American Studies is 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.

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American Studies
Welles 228A
One College Circle
Geneseo, NY, 14454
Phone: (585) 245-5273
Fax: (585) 245-5181