Africana studies is an interdisciplinary field that teaches students to critically assess present cultural forces, structural forces, and historical conditions. You will study the economic, legal, psychological, educational, social, and moral status of people of African descent. The curriculum includes courses in literature, history, sociology, political science, religion and culture, and gender relations.
The knowledge and skills learned are of use in a wide range of settings: business, government, community development, nonprofit organizations, law, medicine, and education. It is excellent preparation for graduate school in Africana studies, political science, sociology, anthropology, history, and social work.