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American Studies

University of Texas at Dallas

48 months
42042 USD/year
42042 USD/year
15114 USD/year
Tuition fee
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American Studies is the interdisciplinary study of the American experience, past and present. Students pursuing an American Studies degree at University of Texas at Dallas draw on course offerings from across the university as they explore, analyze, and interpret American culture and society.


American Studies majors, in consultation with the program head, construct two concentrations in which the majority of the upper-division coursework for the major is carried out. 

Careers in American Studies

  • A degree in American Studies from University of Texas at Dallas can prepare students for careers in nonprofit organizations, government, cultural industries, and the media, as well as in the corporate world. The bachelor’s degree in American studies is an excellent preparation for law or graduate school.
  • The University’s Career Center is an important resource for students pursuing postgraduation employment. Licensed counselors are available to provide strategies for mastering job interviews, writing professional cover letters and resumes and connecting with campus recruiters, among other services.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • American Popular Culture
  • American Studies for the Twenty-First Century3
  • U.S. History Survey to Civil War
  • U.S. History Survey from Civil War
  • History of Texas
  • American National Government

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Provide official, attested photocopies or certified copies of all high school transcripts, mark sheets or examination certificates showing the completion of 9th–12th grade graduation equivalent with grades/marks earned. 
  • Submit an official copy of final examinations taken at the end of the secondary school program, such as GCE ordinary-level and advanced-level examinations, school leaving certificates and matriculation exams.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21021 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    42042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21021 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    15114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7557 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Richardson

1207 - 2237 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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