A student working with primary resources at the Rokeby Museum.

All graduating American studies majors will be able to do the following:  

  • Understand the development of American cultures in various historical contexts.
  • Situate U.S. national cultures and communities within a global context.
  • Competently utilize the theories and methods of American studies.
  • Apply critical reading skills to various media and types of texts.
  • Culturally and historically contextualize a range of identity categories (e.g., race and ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, and class).