Africana Studies

africana studies

WHAT IS AFRICANA STUDIES?

This major is part of the Cultures and Humanities Exploration Group

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African Studies Minor

Africana Studies Minor

The Africana Studies major strives to provide students with substantive knowledge of the black world and its linkages to national as well as pre-, sub-, supra-, and transnational processes. Students play an active role in the Africana Studies Institute’s mission to facilitate respect and positive intersocial relationships within the university community. Completion of the B.A. in Africana Studies prepares the student for work in government, community agencies, international organizations, business, journalism and communications, or for graduate studies that lead to careers in research and teaching.

HOW TO DECLARE:

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MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

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HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:

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AFRA 3211 - Introduction to Africana Studies (Major Requirement)

AFRA 3152 - Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism (Potential Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2 and CA 4)

 

POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

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