Jun 18, 2024  
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Studies Certificate

The certificate program allows students to choose from undergraduate and graduate courses in American Studies, literature, geography, music, art, history, philosophy, sociology, folklore, anthropology, Native American and Indigenous studies, political science, environmental studies, and media studies.

The program encompasses two semesters of full time work: a total of at least 24 semester hours, or approximately 8 courses. Of these, 6 credit hours (2 courses) must be selected from the following list:


  • Credits: 3
  • Any AMST course at the 4000- or 5000-level Credits: 3
  • An additional 18 hours (6 courses) are chosen in consultation with an American Studies faculty adviser. The final 3 credit hours, completed during the summer months, are devoted to an internship (AMST 4970 ) or field experience in American culture (AMST 4900 ).