General American Studies Option
This option is available within the American Studies major at the following location:
The American Studies degree can prepare students for a wide range of employment and/or graduate studies. This option allows students and their advisor to create an option that meets a student’s unique strengths, needs, and interests.
Option Code: 037
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Articulate key concepts and events in American cultural history and their global impact.
- Demonstrate ability to write clear analytical prose.
- Demonstrate capacity to compare ideas and material objects from different disciplinary perspectives.
- Develop research skills, including handling of primary and secondary sources, library use, and online scholarly search tools.