The American Studies program at Kennesaw State University dedicates itself to crossing boundaries: disciplinary, social, cultural, institutional. The program is multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, focusing on the study of American cultures as they exist locally, regionally, nationally, and trans-nationally. With grounding in the content knowledge base and methodologies from a range of fields, students are actively encouraged to pursue an understanding and critical analysis of the history, literature, arts, politics, language, philosophy, and social practices of the multitude of American communities. Through the use of project-based learning linked to their own professional development needs, interests, and abilities, the program engages students in an exchange of learning and service in local communities and abroad.
A background in American Studies can be useful in just about any vocation, but here are careers in with an American Studies degree can be particularly valuable: