Interdisciplinary Studies: CLEG (American University)
A bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies from American University is an ambitious program for students who desire to become leaders in public spaces. It’s a 120-credit hour program that takes about two years to complete and combines communication, legal studies, economics and government classes, focusing on contemporary issues and the building blocks of society to produce well-rounded and competent graduates.
Participants practice writing papers, giving presentations and collaborating with peers in order to acquire practical skills. Courses include comparative politics, speechwriting, public policy and U.S history. Students are also required to complete a 3-credit hour internship with an interest group, congressional office or government agency to gain real-world experience.
This program is an excellent option for those who desire to work in think tanks, political organizations or the finance sector. It’s also a great introduction to the legal system for students who want to continue to law school or a social science master’s program.
American University, offers 71 bachelor’s degree programs in subjects such as Anthropology, Dance, Communication Studies, Chemistry, and Sociology. The University also offers a number of honours programs in subjects such as Psychology, Literature, Physics and History. The University has a 90-acre campus that includes amenities and services such as student...Read more About this school