M.U.P. & M.A.

M.U.P. and M.A. in American Studies

This joint degree combines in a 2½-year program the normal 2-year Master of Urban Planning degree offered through the School of Architecture, Design and Planning and the normal 2-year M.A. degree in American studies offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. It is designed for students interested in careers in policy planning and research involving the arts, social planning, cultural activities and facilities, and historic preservation. For more information, consult the respective program chairs. See also Urban Planning in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning section of the online catalog.

Contact Info

Department of American Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 213
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-4011
http://americanstudies.ku.edu/
Henry Bial, Chair
785-864-4011
hbial@ku.edu

Department of American Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 213
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-4011
http://americanstudies.ku.edu/
Randal Maurice Jelks, Director of Undergraduate Studies
785-864-9476
rmjelks@ku.edu

Department of American Studies

Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 213
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-4011
http://americanstudies.ku.edu/
Ben Chappell, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-2236
bchap@ku.edu
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