American studies is a flexible degree program that allows students to study American culture and society from an interdisciplinary perspective. The major encourages independence and individuality as it offers students a unique opportunity to structure their own education and to take advantage of the resources of multiple departments at Lafayette.

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Courses

The major brings together American studies core courses and a wide array of electives based in academic departments.

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Program

American studies is unique in its efforts to combine distinct fields of inquiry. It investigates, for example, where history merges with literature or where art intersects with anthropology.

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Contact Us

Steven Belletto
Program Chair
204 Pardee Hall
Easton, PA 18042
belletts@lafayette.edu
(610) 330-5247