American Studies

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  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of historical and contemporary American cultures.
  • Students will demonstrate the basic elements of a variety of disciplines that relate to the study of American cultures.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to respond resourcefully to texts (including imaginative literature) in various historical and cultural contexts.
  • Students will demonstrate the integration of forms of scholarship from more than one discipline to understand and interpret American cultures.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to write an effective documented essay that includes a thesis that integrates interdisciplinary approaches to American cultures.