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The Department of American Studies offers a major and a minor, both with interdisciplinary approaches that empower students to value the complexity of the US by engaging with a variety of historical, literary, artistic, political, social, and ethnic perspectives.
As an American Studies major, you can complete a concentration in Southern Studies, which requires completion of nine courses that focus on Southern culture.
Considering graduate school? You can get a PhD in American Studies at UNC.
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