BA in American Studies

Yale University
United States
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
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Entry Requirements

  • Two Teacher Recommendations
  • One Counselor Recommendation
  • School Report (including Transcript)
  • Standardized test results, including either the SAT or the ACT Plus Writing Test.
  • Mid-Year Report


  • All students majoring in American Studies must take fourteen term courses approved by the program’s faculty.
  • During the senior year, each student in the major completes work in the area of concentration in one of three ways.
  • Second, the student may complete a one-term senior project or essay. All students writing a one-term senior essay participate in a proseminar on theory and method.
  • Third, the student may enroll in the intensive major and work independently for two terms. The intensive major offers an opportunity for significant original research leading to a substantial senior project.

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