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Overview

The Africana Studies Department offers a range of courses that present the dimension of the Black experience in this country and in Africa. These courses encompass and afford a comprehensive understanding of the African heritage. They present African links and potential; contributions of Black people in the growth and development of the United States; Black culture and lifestyles; the Black community; political activity and potential; religious development and importance; community service and resource assistance; and prognosis and potential for social change. A major or minor in Africana Studies leads one down the path towards exciting, rewarding and stimulating careers and civic engagement for the 21st century. Some of them include:

  • Artist
  • Attorney
  • Community Development
  • Education Administrator
  • Health Services Administrator
  • Human Rights Worker
  • Journalist
  • K-12 Teacher
  • Librarian
  • Museum Curator
  • Nurse
  • Nutritionist
  • Peace Corps Worker
  • Physician
  • Political Involvement
  • Social Worker

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