American Studies Major
For a 30-credit major in American Studies, students complete the following:
|Select one Gateway Course||3|
|AS 0200||Roots of American Culture||3|
|AS 0399||Independent Research Project||3|
|Select five crosslisted courses housed in four different departments. 1||15|
|Select two courses minimum beyond AS 0200 and AS 0399 at the Junior/Senior/Graduate level. 1, 2||6|
Five courses, selected in consultation with advisor, must be housed within a thematic concentration:
Majors may take AS 0350 Internship (3 credits) as one of their 10 courses.
Fairfield University also offers a Master of Arts degree in American Studies. The 400-level core and elective courses in that program are available to qualified senior undergraduate American studies majors and minors with approval of the program director.