About American Studies
This interdisciplinary major blends history, literature, politics, philosophy, and sociology to prepare students for a variety of careers by encouraging critical thinking skills, emphasizing the interrelatedness of different areas of study, and fostering a deep appreciation and understanding of American culture.
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12: Students work with the program director to design an approach to understanding American culture that emphasizes their own area of interest, with selection available from 12 disciplines, creating a nearly unlimited number of options in program design.
100%: of graduates from the last five years were employed in the field of their choice within 30 days of graduation
50%: of AMS graduates in the last five years went on to graduate or professional school; 100% of those who applied were accepted.