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American Studies, B.A.

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Watervliet, NY, United States
As an American Studies major 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. 

About

Our American Studies Program is flexible and diverse; it allows you to pursue a variety of disciplines under one major. As an American Studies major at Siena, you’ll take foundational courses in American history and American literature. You’ll also choose two to four courses each in American history, social sciences, and American culture. In your senior year, you’ll complete a capstone course in which you’ll write an interdisciplinary thesis.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American History I
  • American History II
  • The American Dream

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To apply to Siena as an incoming freshman, follow the steps below:

  • Choose either Siena’s Fast Forward Application or the Common Application
  • Submit one essay or graded paper
  • Official high-school transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    36675 USD/year
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  • National

    36675 USD/year
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Funding

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