Africana Studies

Major, Minor

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

The Africana Studies Program offers a major, an interdepartmental major and a minor that explore the history, culture, intellectual heritage and social development of people of African descent.

Focusing on the continent of Africa as well as such places in the diaspora as the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the United States, the course of study features a variety of approaches that draw upon the arts, humanities, and the social and behavioral sciences.

Africana studies students have more than 60 courses from which to choose. There are also opportunities to pursue mini-terms in Senegal, South Africa and the American South.