The undergraduate program is designed to intoduce students to the main characteristics of contemporary American society in a way that allows them to relate that society to their Australian experience and to their knowledge of other cultures.

American Studies Topics 2012 (PDF 34KB)

American Studies can be taken as a 36-unit major sequence in a Bachelor of Arts, and some topics can be included as part of a major in History and Politics. American Studies is also offered as a major sequence within a Bachelor of International Studies and Bachelor of International Business.

The American Studies major is built on first-year studies in American Studies, Politics or History.