American Studies encompasses a variety of subjects including communications, history, literature, museum studies, political science and religion. The program in American Studies offers a comprehensive knowledge of American institutions and culture and prepares students for the world of practical affairs. The purpose of the major is to acquaint students with the intellectual and cultural development of the nation. Available classes include:
- American Literature Cultural Anthropology
- Race, Class and Gender
- American Public Policy
- History of Jazz
- Law and Religion in the United States
Many graduates from the major go on to teach in high schools or universities, pursue careers as writers or journalists, or work for city, state, or national government. Others continue their studies through graduate school, law school or seminary.
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