African and African American Studies

Brief Description of Concentration

african and african american studies artworkThe Department of African and African American Studies brings together scholars and scholarship from many disciplines to explore the histories, societies, and cultures of African and African-descended people. The field of African and African American Studies is not only interdisciplinary but also comparative and cross-cultural.

Learning Objectives

Students who graduate with a concentration in African and African American Studies develop a powerful skillset of creative, analytical, integrative, problem-solving perspectives that equip them for leadership in many fields. 

Gateway Courses

  • AAAS 10: Introduction to African Studies; spring (required of concentrators in the African American Studies track)
  • AAAS 11: Introduction to African Studies; fall (required of concentrators in the African Studies track)
  • AAAS 20: Introduction to African Languages and Cultures; fall

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