An interdisciplinary program, American Cultural Studies takes advantages of the rich curricular offerings of the various departments and colleges within the university. Through the American Cultural Studies program, you will study issues arising specifically from cultural diversity in American society.
The study of American Culture allows students and faculty to:
- Address issues such as race/ethnicity, educational equity, social and cultural theory, socio-economic class, and gender and sexual orientation, while analyzing the formation of identities in societies.
- Concentrate on the Americanization process and American cultural institutions and/or American cultural values.
- Examine and question the concepts of privilege, silence, and voice.
- Become critical thinkers who will be well prepared to work for social change.