Undergraduate Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Arts in American Studies
Bachelor of Science in American Studies

American studies majors select at least one specialty option to complete their major requirements:

American Culture and Identities
Culture and Natural Environments
General American Studies
Pre-Law Studies

Degree Requirements

A total of 180 quarter credits are required to graduate, including 60 upper-division credits. Requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate core: 48 credits
  • College of Liberal Arts Core: 10-15 credits
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science requirements: 15-24 credits
  • American Studies major requirements: 36 credits
  • Specialty Option: 21-23 credits (option selection is required)
  • Electives as needed for 180 credits

Degree Guide and Plans

BA/BS in American Studies Degree Guide (PDF)

American Studies Sample Academic Plan (PDF)

American Studies Transfer Guides

American Studies transfer guides provide students with courses they can take at an Oregon Community College to complete major requirements.