MA students in American Studies may simultaneously pursue a Master’s degree with the School of Library and Information Studies. Whether the primary degree is in American Studies or in LIS, the dual degree can be completed with a total of 66 credits.
If the student’s primary degree is American Studies, LIS counts 9 credits at the 600 level. Thus only 33 LIS credits for the MLISc are needed instead of 42.
If the student’s primary degree is LIS, the Department of American Studies accepts 9 credits from the following so the MA requires 24 American Studies credits:
Students must apply directly to the School of Library and Information Studies for admission to its Master’s program.