African Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of the African Continent, usually with an emphasis on Africa south of the Sahara, and including the African diasporas overseas. Is African Studies the right major for you?
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African Studies Major

What Courses Do African Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for African Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anthropology
  • Foreign Language
  • Political Science
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