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Program Overview

Africana Studies B.A.

Graduates will have a liberal arts education and skills necessary for working in multicultural environments; qualify for graduate work in Africana Studies or Pan African Studies; and will understand the struggles and accomplishments of people of African descent. As a job-related field, Africana Studies fosters the intellectual and professional expertise valuable for positions in teaching (elementary, secondary and post-secondary levels), business, criminal justice, counseling, psychology, and health-related fields. Additional applications include community resource development, urban planning, public and social policy analysis, law, social services, political leadership (local, state and federal) and international relations.

Africana Studies Minor

Learn skills to work or teach in multicultural environments! This inter- and cross-disciplinary program focuses on history, culture, philosophy, politics, and contemporary issues of Africa and the African Diaspora. We are committed to scholarship and civic engagement that links campus and community.