American Studies

About the Department of American Studies

The Department of American Studies (AMST) provides students with an opportunity to pursue the study of American cultures from an interdisciplinary perspective. Courses are designed to examine significant aspects of U.S. institutions, policy, media, and cultural expressions by drawing on a wide range of resources from the social sciences and humanities. Because of its interdisciplinary nature, American Studies attracts students with diverse interests who wish to know more about the United States in a comparative, international context.