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College of Liberal Arts

African American Studies

The African American Studies and Research Center Program is designed to acquaint the student with the historical, sociological, cultural, political, economic and psychological dimensions of the black experience in America and in Africa. The courses, taught by faculty from various disciplines, provide an understanding and appreciation of the contributions and present-day situation of blacks in the African Diaspora.

Other courses needed to satisfy a major or minor in this area of study are offered in the College of Liberal Arts departments of Anthropology, Communication, History, Philosophy, Political Science, English and Sociology; and the School of Visual and Performing Arts. Study Abroad opportunities are available in Brazil, Cuba and South Africa

Plan of Study for African American Studies