Undergraduate

Our Program


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The Department of African & African American Studies offers undergraduate degrees that equip students with bodies of knowledge that emerge from studying the culture, history and social reality of African and African-American peoples, and of those of African descent across the diaspora. Mastering knowledge about these diasporic peoples will also produce a broad-based interdisciplinary learning experience in the social sciences and humanities, also tied to an intellectual, social and personal maturation process.

Degree Options

Credential Concentration  Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in African & African American Studies The Americas Focus 10 Courses
  • 2 Introductory Courses
  • 3 Courses focused on the Americas
  • Senior Seminar
  • 4 Elective Courses
  The Africa Focus 10 Courses
  • 2 Introductory Courses
  • 3 Courses focused on Africa
  • Senior Seminar
  • 4 Elective Courses
Minor in African & African American Studies   5 Courses
  • 2 Introductory Courses
  • 3 Courses at the 200-level or above