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American Studies

Our American Studies curriculum is designed to help you think reflectively and make critical connections. Immerse yourself in the historical forces that continue to shape our contemporary world.


American culture and perspective

At Montreat, we see American Studies as an avenue for critical thinking, exploration, and cultural appreciation. Our students examine American history, beliefs, and values—concentrating on how these elements inform a perspective on the larger world. As an American Studies major, you will come to a deep understanding of past political, social, and economic forces, along with the current implications of these historical forces. Our American Studies program will address the movement and cultural shifts of people, commerce, and ideas within the United States.

A major in American Studies is an experience. We create opportunities for original research with specific facets of life in the United States, including its variety of subcultures. It’s also interdisciplinary, with courses in American literature, social institutions, economic development, religious life, political science, and other related areas.

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American Studies faculty

Our faculty brings a broad range of scholarly expertise—not to mention their love of learning and a life that’s centered in Christ.

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Academic support

We support you along the way. You’ll be prepared for success in your education, your career, and your life.

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