The Graduate Certificate in American Studies covers the history and cultural interaction of the United States and the Americas, focusing on the relationships between policy, labor dynamics and cultural expressions. You will engage in coursework to study the literature and culture of America in a global context, the societal patterns of the American economy and community and significant movements in American history. This graduate certificate includes 15 hours of graduate course work and can be taken along with another KSU graduate program, like a graduate minor, or it can be taken as a standalone certificate.
Additionally, you will complete assignments that provide an overview of important questions, methods and theoretical approaches in contemporary American Studies literary scholarship as well as an advanced introduction to important literary works.
Required Courses: (15 credit hours)
Any three of the following American Studies cluster courses depending on the individual student’s interests and career goals.
Any approved graduate-level study abroad course.
Total Number of Credit Hours: 15Curriculum