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American Studies BA - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: 03.13 AMERICAN STUDIES, CIP: 05.0102 American/United States Studies/Civilization)

Department of Transnational Studies

1010 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4680

Shaun Irlam
Chair

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Becoming an American Studies BA Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), SAT or ACT scores and strength of the high school academic record. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered. For the 2018 admitted freshman class, UB reported an average ACT score of 25-30 and an average SAT score of 1190-1350. The average GPA ranged from 91-96.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Freshman Admission to the Program

Complete and submit the application form for a Major in American Studies to the Department of Transnational Studies.

Transfer Admission to the Program

Complete and submit the application form for a Major in American Studies to the Department of Transnational Studies.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

Complete and submit the application form for a Major in American Studies to the Department of Transnational Studies.

Suggested Introductory Courses

  • AMS 107 Introduction to American Studies
  • AMS 113 American Lives and Environments (before 1900)
  • AMS 114 American Lives and Environments (after 1900)
 
Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:40:51