American Studies, Master of Arts (M.A.)

Thesis option: 30 credits required
Non-thesis option: 30 credits required

Students take a total of 30 credits of coursework in American Studies and related disciplines and demonstrate the ability to conduct independent research by submitting an acceptable thesis or a scholarly paper in lieu of a thesis.

Course Title Credits
Core Requirements
AMST601Introductory Theories and History in American Studies3
Select one Methods Seminar course3
Select AMST designated seminar courses9
Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements
Select one of the following options:15
Master's Thesis Research
Select nine additional course credits
Select 15 additional course credits and completion of a scholarly paper
Total Credits30