The Masters of American Studies at Kennesaw State University is dedicated to crossing boundaries: disciplinary, social, cultural, and institutional. Through these emphases, the program aims to help you develop knowledge about American society and culture that is critical, contextual, and informed by a high degree of personal awareness. The American Studies degree is multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, focusing on studying American cultures as they exist locally, regionally, nationally, and transnationally.
With grounding in the content knowledge and methodologies from a range of fields, you will be 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.
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Hiring organizations consistently seek candidates who possess a collection of “soft skills” acquired through your classes, extracurricular involvement, and experience applicable to any job position. The skills you will learn from a diverse curriculum help make you highly marketable and valuable to potential employers.
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