What You’ll Learn
Critical thinking. Cultural competence. Global perspectives. Our program gives you the skills and background to prepare you for life and work.
We combine intellectual rigor with a tradition of social activism in the mold of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., and Nelson Mandela. Choose studies that make a difference.
Complete your major with 4 courses from our basic core, along with 8 more courses from a wide range of electives. Our students take courses in history, literature, dance, sociology, political science, legal studies, and more – all from an Africana perspective. Study abroad, internships, and service-learning. They’re all possible in our program.Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
We recommend submitting first-year applications in October or early November. We decide your admission once you complete your application.
Next Deadline for Transfer Students
Fall Semester: August 1Undergraduate Admissions
Double Your Value with a Double Major
With only 12 required courses, AAS makes an excellent double major with many other departments: history, philosophy, criminal justice, English, sociology—almost anything! Graduating with a second major is a great way to make your qualifications stand out in a competitive job market.
Our students have gone on to careers in law, community action, education, counseling, communications, anthropology, social work, research, and business. Career options are as varied as each student, so meet with an advisor to explore opportunities that the African and African-American Studies degree could open up for you.
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