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Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

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Homecoming Oct. 14 - 21

Join other Vandal families for a week of celebration and Vandal traditions. View Calendar

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U of I Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn about UIRA

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Campus Recreation

Gym memberships and wellness class passes are available for faculty, staff and their spouses. Get Healthy

American Studies - B.A., B.S.

  • Students demonstrate ability to use problem-solving approaches to address significant issues in U.S. society.
  • Students demonstrate awareness of the complexities and legacies of the U.S. abroad.
  • Students demonstrate critical understanding of enduring cultural themes and institutions in U.S. society, such as democracy, civil rights, and Constitutional law.
  • Students gain an understanding of the centrality of diversity in U.S. society and of the multi-faceted nature of American identities.
  • Students learn to synthesize and interpret American experience using diverse primary and secondary sources, including cultural productions in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.