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American Studies

Pace University

48 months
46978 USD/year
46978 USD/year
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The American Studies program from Pace University is an interdisciplinary and individualized degree in the social and cultural analysis of the United States and its borderlands. 

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Through coursework and independent projects, you will learn to exercise the freedom to develop your own areas of expertise and pursue answers to your own questions about American ideals and contradictions.

This self-directed, “do-it-yourself” major equips students with strong analytical and rhetorical skills, the ability to integrate knowledge about diverse fields and subjects, and the capacity for civic and community engagement that signifies leadership in a variety of professional fields not limited to: politics and government, economics, social work, education, journalism, business, psychology and counseling, law, digital and print media, non-profit work, theater, the arts, and activism.

A Degree Tailored to You

  • Students choose from among three concentrations to engage a range of scholarly interests and prepare for a variety of careers. The Cultural Studies, Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies, or Law tracks allow you to customize your degree with courses selected from across the University.
  • The American Studies program from Pace University  connects you to a broad network of faculty and departments, making it easy to double major and to complete one or more minors, and it features personalized academic advising by the director of the program.
  • At Pace, learning extends beyond the classroom. Our dedicated professors are often working professionals who bring their expertise to Pace students. With the Big Apple as your backdrop, you can achieve anything.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Studies
  • Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies
  • Native and Indigenous Peoples Studies
  • Public Cultures: Museum Studies
  • Public Cultures: Urban Cultural Life and the Downtown Culture Explosion
  • Entertaining America's Children

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application & Fee
  • Identification
  • Letters of Recommendation - Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor who knows you well and can attest to your academic potential and personal characteristics.  
  • A Written Essay/Personal Statement - One essay/personal statement, approximately 250-650 words in length, which will assist the Admission Committee in reviewing your application. The essay/personal statement you submit must consist solely of your own original work. 
  • Official Test Scores - Official test scores and other educational materials must be sent directly from the testing authority or institution.
  • Official Transcripts - Official transcripts, diplomas, and leaving examination scores from secondary and post-secondary schools (in English). 

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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