Brief Description of Concentration
The 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.
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.
- 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