University of Massachusetts Boston Department of American Studies

American Studies Department

The American Studies Department offers an interdisciplinary major (with an honors option) and masters degree in the history and culture of the United States. Working collaboratively with other departments and programs, the American Studies faculty encourages students to explore the rich diversity of American life from a variety of perspectives—nationally, hemispherically, and globally.

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