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Bachelor of Liberal Arts - American Studies Concentration

BLA Concentration in American Studies

American Studies is an interdisciplinary field that studies American culture, often engaging themes (for example, the idea of American success), mediums (the story song), place (the American home, Lowell), or other texts whose examination extends beyond the boundaries of a single discipline. Students are encouraged to design a concentration using American content courses that match their interests.

Required Courses

  • A minimum of 6 courses (18 credits) from an approved list.
  • Three courses must be at the 3000 level or above.
  • Courses must be drawn from at least two different departments, no more than 12 credits from one department.
  • Recommended course: AMST.2480 Perspectives in American Culture

Please refer to course listing in undergraduate catalog for a complete list of American Studies courses.