Pennsylvania State University

School of Humanities

American Studies

Address:

777 West Harrisburg Pike

Middletown, PA 17057

United States

Phone:

1-717-948-6215

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

American Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program emphasizes the interdisciplinary study of American society and culture. It serves students who want to investigate the American experience and apply their studies in a variety of professions, including education, government, communications, and museums. The program’s distinguishing characteristic is that the majority of its course offerings are taught by faculty trained in the discipline of American Studies and bearing the “American Studies” title. The program offers a number of concentrations including folklore, cultural history (politics, popular culture, media studies), international American Studies, material and visual culture (art, architecture, craft, land- scape, food, clothing, medicine), public heritage (museums, historic preservation, archiving, cultural resource management), race and ethnicity, and regional studies.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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