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Welcome to American Studies

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The American Studies Program is an interdepartmental program at Boston College. The heart of our offerings is an interdisciplinary minor in American culture, past and present. But the program also sponsors extracurricular events on campus, and guides graduate work in cooperating disciplines.

Read about the American Studies Minor

A six-course Interdisciplinary minor for undergraduates.

See Boston College's Faculty in American Studies

The faculty collaborative that sponsors American Studies at Boston College.

Meet the Director of American Studies

Carlo Rotella, of Boston College's English department.

American Studies Beyond Boston College

Some links to the National American Studies Association, graduate programs in American Studies, and websites.