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American Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Watervliet, NY, United States
Explore the United States through a multitude of disciplines such as history, literature, art, sociology, political science, religion, gender and multicultural studies. The American Studies  program of Siena College gives you a strong foundation for a number of careers including law, politics, public relations and broadcasting.
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Overview

As a major in the American Studies program of Siena College you can do service-learning, research alongside historians, intern at sites of local, regional and national importance, learn to work with artifacts and more. The program's small class sizes guarantee you'll  work closely with faculty, and enjoy maximum flexibility and opportunity.

Your future success

American studies grads have gone on to top graduate schools and have found careers in law, politics, business, public relations, publishing, broadcasting, and public history, to name just a few. Their careers include: head archivist, assignment editor, events director, digital strategy manager, museum administrator, teacher and research associate.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • America in the World, 1596-1877
  • America in the World, 1877-2001
  • The American Dream
  • Topics in Revolutionary Era Studies
  • U.S. Economic History
  • Topics in Film

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Send all transcripts and school results from each secondary school and post-secondary school that you have attended
  • Submit a personal essay of 1-2 pages describing your interest in Siena College and your goals for studying in the United States
  • Submit one letter of recommendation
  • The SAT and ACT are optional
  • Non-native English speakers are required to submit an English proficiency score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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