What is America, and what is unique about its inception, history, people, and culture? And what is its relation to the rest of the world?
The Certificate in American Studies offers students the opportunity to discover some of the answers to these questions through the interdisciplinary study of America and American culture in an increasingly globalized world. Through their coursework, students will explore an integrated view of the American experience through history, politics, culture, literature, theology, art, and philosophy.
The certificate requires 15 credit hours or 5 three-credit courses including the following:
The introductory course, offered through Liberal Studies, will address three central questions: