Atlantic World Studies

Degree: B.A.

Millersville University's Atlantic World Studies multidisciplinary studies program is specifically designed to provide students with the international, multidisciplinary training that employees are seeking.

Why Study This Program?

A degree in Atlantic World Studies will make you competitive in diverse fields such as historic preservation, cultural resource management, museum studies, history and archaeology. To succeed in these areas, students must be equipped with a wider variety of training and experience than is typically provided through a single major. Providing international experience and hands-on training in both history and archaeology allows students to rise to the top of these highly competitive fields, and is precisely what this major is designed to accomplish.

Atlantic World Studies is a concentration within the Multidisciplinary Studies program, and graduates receive a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). 

What Will You Learn

The Atlantic World Studies (AWS) major combines History and Archaeology, and is designed to provide students with world-class opportunities for hands-on training in archaeological and historical research, through partnerships and targeted research projects. The purpose of the Atlantic World Studies major is to (1) facilitate authoritative archaeological, historical and multidisciplinary research and scholarship throughout the Atlantic world, (2) to create a worldclass educational opportunity for students through support for active and ongoing field and research projects, and (3) to promote the wide dissemination of authoritative research findings with an emphasis on public history.

Your study will conclude with individualized real-world experiences through research, internships or practicums to prepare you specifically for relevant careers in our modern world.