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Study Abroad

For information on Smith-approved JYA programs that have American studies offerings, see:

Contact the Office for International Study for more information about opportunities abroad.

Smithsonian Program

A unique offering among all American colleges and universities, Smith's Internship Program at the Smithsonian Institution allows qualified juniors and seniors to work with some of the nation's preeminent curators and scholars of American culture, doing hands-on research and program development.

Certificate in Asian/Pacific/American Studies

This program allows students to pursue a coherent course of study in Asian/Pacific/American (A/P/A) studies and to receive transcript recognition of their successful completion of the program.

Diploma Program

Smith College offers a one-year program for women and men of advanced undergraduate or graduate standing leading to the Diploma in American Studies.