The American Studies Concentration is designed to provide students with an interdisciplinary background in American society and culture. Areas of study may include: history, literature, politics, gender studies, women s studies, Latin-American studies, African-American studies, Native-American Studies, cultural studies, social sciences, environmental studies, rhetoric, film and media studies, art, and music. The program is designed to help students draw connections and build bridges between the diverse aspects of the American experience, past and present.
The American Studies Concentration hones students proficiencies in a variety of skills, including reading, writing, and critical thinking. It prepares students for careers in business, education, journalism, library science, communications, public relations, management, foreign service, social welfare, city planning, and government, as well as graduate and professional schools such as law. It also cultivates in students the flexible and integrated thinking necessary in a post-industrial, information-based economy and society.
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