In addition to the breadth that it adds to a business education, a concentration in American Studies prepares you for a variety of careers, such as law, public relations, government and public policy, nonprofit administration, journalism, teaching, and school administration. It also provides a great foundation for graduate study in business, law, political science, public policy, history and many other fields in the arts and sciences.
Students' past projects have included:
- Research paper on the how the changing nature of war has shifted attitudes of the U.S. public toward veterans
- Blog highlighting the way in which understanding of current political and economic news benefits from a multidisciplinary perspective
- Research paper exploring how the theme of risk has played out during critical moments in American history