Welcome to American Studies at Georgetown!

The American Studies Program at Georgetown University is an interdisciplinary major that encourages students to make connections across diverse fields of study. The core American Studies curriculum explores the evolution of American society from European colony to the present with a special focus on the intellectual and cultural dimensions of the American experience. Students develop a course of study that integrates academic work in a range of disciplines, which can include history, literature, theology, political science, theater and performance studies, fine arts, economics, philosophy, sociology, and anthropology.