American Studies (Arizona State University)
Explore the history and culture of America through this 120-credit course on American studies. From history and literature to mass media and pop culture, this multidisciplinary course aims to prepare students to understand and impact the complex American culture through the study of arts, social sciences and humanities.
Students can complete this course in four years and move on to exciting careers as archivists, political scientists, lawyers and teachers. The course focuses on transnationalism, civil rights, migration and other key identity-forming areas such as gender, race, ethnicity and sexuality. Students are encouraged to engage in debate, start conversations and delve into the history and present conditions of American culture throughout the country. From national movements to grassroots activism, graduates will be able to articulate prominent features of the cultural landscape of America. Requires courses and additional electives focus on classes in America, women’s movements, overall biography and social equality and inequality that is threaded throughout the past and present of the nation.
ASU's academic programs are spread across campuses in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area; however, unlike most multi-campus institutions, the campuses of ASU are all individually different- each has its own distinct function to fulfill in line with the university's mission.Read more About this school