The Western American studies certificate program provides undergraduate students with an understanding of political, social, cultural, economic and environmental Western perspectives. Students explore the West’s landscapes and ecosystems while also learning about the evolving issues of the West. From flora and fauna to history and literature, the certificate provides a thorough education of the region.

  • Understand the role of the American West in helping to shape the nation

  • Enhance your undergraduate studies with a certificate

  • Become eligible for the annual Beardsley Family Scholarship, which is available only to Western American studies certificate program students