More Information on Africana Studies

Student Learning Objectives Africana Studies

Bachelor of Arts

  • Africana Studies majors will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the ways in which Africans and people of African descent have constructed and interpreted their own lives and culture.
  • Africana Studies majors will demonstrate their knowledge of causes and effects of African peoples’ subordination and their struggle for liberation.
  • Students will be prepared to continue their studies at the graduate level or seek careers that contribute to changing the subordination of people of African descent.
  • Graduating seniors will demonstrate their ability to synthesize and apply knowledge acquired in the major (verbally and in writing).
  • Africana Studies majors will demonstrate their knowledge and  understanding of the research methods used in the discipline of Africana Studies.

Master of Arts

  • Africana Studies graduate students will develop proficiency in research methods.
  • Students will demonstrate an interdisciplinary understanding of African and African American history, culture, politics and society.
  • Students graduating with a Master’s degree in Africana Studies will be prepared for doctoral or professional studies in relevant areas.

 

 

Updated 5/8/14