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Department of Africana Studies

 

Major in Africana Studies

Major in Africana Studies

A major Africana Studies prepares students interested in history, culture, law, and foreign affairs with the skills to become outstanding, productive citizens.

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Minor in Africana Studies

Minor in Africana Studies

A minor in Africana Studies will provide an invaluable foundation in critical thinking, research, writing and analysis. This minor consists of a minimum of 18 units.

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Minor in African Studies

Minor in African Studies

A minor in African studies is offered through Interdisciplinary Studies, but advising is done through our department. This minor consists of a minimum of 15 upper division units.

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Why choose Africana Studies?

Africana Studies offers a broad, interdisciplinary program. The curriculum is designed to focus on a variety of subjects pertaining to the Africana experience. It is also concerned with strengthening links between black students and the black community, and developing frameworks for social change and the struggle for black dignity. 

Africana Studies is a degree that can offer limit-less career opportunities. Students will learn strong skills in critical thinking, communication, research, writing and analysis, skills that are invaluable in most any field. A degree like this encourages you to follow your passions and interests.

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