Graduate School

American Studies

http://libarts.wsu.edu/amerst/graduate.html
 
 

Degree Description

The Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) in American Studies at Washington State University requires a previous bachelor's degree in American Studies, History, English, Ethnic Studies, Women's Studies, or a related discipline in the social sciences or the humanities. The degree aims to achieve both breadth of knowledge in U.S. cultural history, and depth of knowledge in an interdisciplinary area of specialization. The Program in American Studies requires that the Ph.D. include a total of seventy-two (72) credit hours beyond the B.A., including transfer credits (up to 9 from an M.A. degree), research, and dissertation credits. A minimum total of thirty-four (33) must be graded credit hours in graduate courses.
 

Contact Information

Rose Smetana
Academic Coordinator
Program in American Studies
PO Box 644010, 111 Wilson-Short Hall
Pullman
WA
99164-4010
Telephone: 509-335-0012
Fax: 509-335-8338
rsmetana@wsu.edu
Lisa Guerrero
Director
Program in American Studies
121 Wilson-Short Hall
Pullman
Washington
99164-4010
Telephone: 509-335-4182
Fax: 509-335-8338
laguerre@wsu.edu