Find your voice in American Studies. As you pursue topics that are of vital interest, you will gain the ability to represent those causes that matter to you. You will hone your powers of persuasion, learn how to bring depth to a topic, and practice your communication skills across the mediums of writing and visual presentation.
Our department gives you the opportunity to be innovative and experimental in pursuing your interests. We believe that this is in itself an excellent preparation for the challenges of national citizenship in an interconnected, increasingly internationalist world.
The skills you develop with an American Studies degree are applicable across a wide range of professions, including those in politics, business, education, art, media, law, public policy, and the health sciences. Our students enter all of these fields and more, bringing with them the immeasurable value of liberal arts training and education.