American Studies, B.A. | La Salle University | Philadelphia, United States
48 months
32640 USD/year
32640 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from La Salle University, prepares students for numerous careers that require broad-based understanding of American culture, critical thinking and writing, and interdisciplinary perspectives and applications. Such careers include law, journalism, business, public service, social work, education, museum studies, and graduate school.


About American Studies from La Salle University

Through a study of American history, literature, philosophy, religion, media, social science, and fine arts, students critically analyze the richness of the American experience. With a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from  La Salle University  you’ll become a cultural critic capable of making connections through an interdisciplinary perspective in order to draw conclusions about the American experience.

Career Paths

When you’ve completed your degree in American Studies, you’ll be able to analyze the role of race, ethnicity, gender, and class in American culture. You’ll also be able to author evidence-based writings and be a self-directed learner. With transferable skills and an interdisciplinary perspective of the American truth, you’ll be able to enter such professions as:

  • Law
  • Journalism
  • Business
  • Public Service
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Museum Studies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Themes and Topics in American Culture
  • American Art: Native American to Modern
  • Social Change and Social Movements
  • The American Woman
  • America’s Military Past
  •  Studies in American Literature Since 1900

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • After November 1, La Salle University admission and scholarship decisions will be made on a rolling basis.


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Application for admission
    •  An official transcript showing three years of high school scholastic records
    •  Your SAT or ACT scores
    •  An academic letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, parent, or school administrator
    •  Common Application or La Salle Application Personal Statement/Essay
    •  The required Common Application or La Salle Application Essay is not graded.  This essay is generally used to inform the Admissions Committee about the applicant’s interests and/or background.

Tuition Fee

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    32640 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32640 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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