Only a small percentage of American Studies majors go on to work in the field of American Studies. Many graduates become lawyers, librarians, businesspersons, writers, archivists, researchers, teachers, politicians, and even entertainers. Our interdisciplinary approach to the American Studies curriculum fosters well-rounded, intellectual development and helps out students to develop valuable career skills in research, writing, analysis, argumentation, and documentation. The following are common career areas for American Studies graduates:

  • Education
  • Research
  • Writing and Editing
  • Information Management
  • Advocacy
  • Business

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American Studies Program

300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0800