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Majors

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American Studies Major

American Studies Major

In the American studies major, students can discover the complexity and diversity of this nation's history, literature, and culture by focusing their interdisciplinary study and research on the US or the broader Americas.

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Interdisciplinary Studies Major

Interdisciplinary Studies Major

In the ILA, our majors are not structured on a preconceived notion of a field. Structure and rigor grow from a student's intellectual passions and is ensured by close consultation with faculty advisers.

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Minors & Concentrations

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American Studies Minor

American Studies Minor

The American studies minor allows students from other majors to supplement their study with exploration of themes distinctive of the American context, both the US and the broader Americas.

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Science, Culture, and Society Minor

Science, Culture, and Society Minor

This minor is for social scientists and humanists interested in how science integrates with their field, and science-focused students interested in how humanities and social sciences integrate with theirs.

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Sustainability Minor

Sustainability Minor

The sustainability minor acknowledges the issue of sustainability as one of the most theoretically and practically complex questions of our times.

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Development Studies Minor

Development Studies Minor

The development studies minor supplements a student's major with study of the historical and theoretical bases of development studies, pursued particularly with a human-rights approach.

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Business Across Boundaries Joint Concentration

Business Across Boundaries Joint Concentration

The Business Across Boundaries joint concentration offers ILA students and BBA students cross-fertilization experiences that will create connections and competencies critical to professional careers in for-profit and non-profit organizations, as well as in academia.

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