African Studies

This major provides students with the opportunity to examine the geographical, cultural, historical, political, and economic aspects of Africa. The program has two focus areas as described below.

  1. Humanities Perspective: This focus area enables students to concentrate on the history and culture of African societies and the evolution of Africa in world history.
  2. Social Science Perspective: This focus area enables students to concentrate on political and economic developments, including state building and ethnic relations, development strategies, and Africa’s position in the global system.

For more information, see the African Studies Program page.

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