American Studies students have the opportunity to explore diverse aspects of the American experience by studying cultural, artistic, political and economic patterns in the United States.
Culture, Art and Communication (CAC)
American Studies (AMST) major
Arts, Media and Culture (AMC) major
This major focuses on how the broadly-defined fields of art and media operate within culture, as well as how they transform it. Students study formal, aesthetic and socio-cultural ways of understanding literature, visual art, film, music and other media.
Communication (COM) major
Hispanic Studies (HISP) major
As a Hispanic Studies major, you will be able to develop intercultural competence necessary to participate in a diverse and increasingly complex world.
Writing Studies (WRTST) major
Students in the Writing Studies major learn to write effectively in a range of genres and to think critically and creatively.
Hispanic Studies minor
Hispanic Studies combines proficiency in the Spanish language with a general knowledge of the cultural, historical and political framework of Spanish America.
Museum Studies minor
The minor in Museum Studies aims to prepare students for graduate studies in museology, museum management and entry-level positions in the field.
Nonprofit Management minor or certificate
The Nonprofit Management minor or certificate is an option for students who are interested in pursuing careers in nonprofit organizations.