American Studies is the study of a variety of American subjects, including communications, history, literature, museum studies, political science and religion. This major prepares students for the world of practical affairs with a goal of exposing them to the intellectual and cultural development of the nation. Courses include:
American Literature Cultural Anthropology
Race, Class and Gender
American Public Policy
History of Jazz
Law and Religion in the United States
Many graduates teach at high schools or universities. Many 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.