B.A. Degree in American Studies

Georgetown College
Georgetown, Kentucky, United States
Bachelor's Degree
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Entry Requirements

1. Submit your academic record

Submit your transcript(s) – document(s) issued by high schools, colleges, or universities listing the courses taken with grades. Please submit a scanned, color copy of your official transcript(s) via email to Alex_LeBlanc@georgetowncollege.edu. If possible, please include translations and explanations with your academic record.

2. Submit your test score

Applicants must submit ONE of the following test scores:

  • TOEFL Paper Test (520 minimum)
  • TOEFL Internet Test (68 minimum)
  • TOEFL Computer Test (190 minimum)
  • IELTS (6.0 minimum)
  • SAT
  • ACT

Please have your official test score sent directly to Georgetown College. Our school codes are:

  • TOEFL – 1249
  • IELTS – none required
  • SAT – 1249
  • ACT – 1514


Fifty-one hours required, including AMS 250 Introduction to American Studies; HIS 223 and 225, Introduction to American History I and II; HIS 475 Topics in the Social and Intellectual History of the U.S.; English 318 and 320, American Literature I and II; AMS 450 Senior American Studies Seminar.

In addition to the core courses, three of the following courses (from three different departments) are also required: ART 414 Modern Art History; COMM 306 Media Criticism; MUS 426 Music History Since 1750; PHIL 412 American Philosophy; HIS 338 Religion in American History; SOC 309 Sociology of Religion; SOC 113 Modern Social Problems; POS 100 American Government; ECO 221 Principles of Macroeconomics.

An additional seven courses will be chosen from the following allied departments (in consultation with the program director): Art, Biology, Business, Communications, Economics, English, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.

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