American. Christian. Perspective.
Dream up and deliver a brighter future through an American Studies degree at NGU.
Where American Culture and Christianity Meet
Prepare to empower others through a variety of meaningful professions. In law, politics, social work, non-profit organizations and more, real impact is at your fingertips.
The Christian faith deeply connects to American culture. Envision a brighter future for both as you explore America through a Christian perspective.
Experience Learning in Real-World Environments
Your New Classroom: Washington, D.C.
What better place to study America than in our nation’s capital? Experience American history, culture, and politics come to life through the ‘Best Semester Program’ in D.C.
Hands-on Experience Across State Lines
The best way to influence culture is to engage it head-on. Impact diverse communities from the ground up through city partnerships in Greenville, Atlanta, and beyond.
Christian Influence Through Urban Ministries
Combine your Christian faith and personal calling to meet the deepest needs in urban environments. Learn to connect community development with the hope and healing found only in Christ.
Study America to Elevate America
Elevate Your Perspective
You’ll also take Chapel every semester, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. You earn credit through attendance, and each course counts as half a credit. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.
Stories that Started Here
Brandy Hart Amidon ’02
Since graduating, I’ve used my financial expertise to provide budgetary guidance for Travelers Rest while serving as Mayor.