North American Area StudiesPrint
Topics of Study
In this program, you will focus on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of North America, including Canada and the United States. This includes Pre-Columbian and colonial peoples, immigrants from other societies, and Canadian pre-federation areas, borderlands and island groups, as well as subcultures such as French Canadian, Southern U.S., and Appalachian areas.
- A bachelor's degree is often required to enter occupations related to these majors, such as archaeologist, anthropologist, sociologist, journalist, diplomat, lobbyist, consultant, translator, foreign exchange trader, or foreign service officer.
- A graduate degree is usually required for advancement into administrative positions in business or in the field of higher education.