George Washington University students in the master’s program can pursue a general degree in American Studies or can select from two concentrations: museums and material culture or historic preservation. The general M.A. is a strong cultural studies degree that prepares students for advanced work.
Housed in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, American studies at GW is one of the nation's most rigorous and innovative programs. With a core of 15 full-time and 20 affiliated faculty members, the program emphasizes interdisciplinary cultural analysis with approaches from anthropology, architectural history, art history, English, folklife, geography, media studies, history, performance studies and political theory. The department’s particular strengths are in cultural history and cultural studies, art and culture, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, transnational American studies, urban studies of space and place, political and public cultures and religion.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Memory and Urban Space
- Democracy and Violence
- US Cultural History
- US in the World: Cultures and Politics
- Borders and Boundaries
- Historic Preservation: Principles and Methods
- 24 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies American Studies View 460 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United States
- Bachelor’s Degree:
- Current Résumé
- Two Letter of Recommendation
- Statement of Purpose
- Official Transcripts
- Completed Application Form
International1825 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1825 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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