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American Studies

Lake Forest College

48 months
47680 USD/year
47680 USD/year
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The Major in American Studies from Lake Forest College requires at least nine credits, while the Minor requires at least six credits. Courses taken Pass-Fail may not count towards the major or minor in American Studies. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- in all courses used to fulfill the major or minor.


At least one course toward the minor must deal with issues and materials related to African American studies.

Learning Outcomes

The expected Student Learning Outcomes for the American Studies program from Lake Forest College are:
  • The American Studies major will be able to synthesize different perspectives on the American experience.
  • The American Studies major will be able to use a synthesized and broad critical perspective to formulate his/her own analytical and critical inquiry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics: Chicago Parks
  • Psychology of Prejudice
  • Early American Literature
  • Twentieth Century American Lit
  • Archaeological Field School

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High School/Secondary School Transcript
  • One College Counselor Recommendation OR
  • One Teacher Recommendation
  • Interview (highly recommended)
  • Standardized Test Scores (optional)

Tuition Fee

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    47680 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 47680 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
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