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6 Bachelor Programs in Social Sciences Cultural Studies African-American Studies 2024

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Bachelor Programs in Social Sciences Cultural Studies African-American Studies

African-American Studies explores the rich history, vibrant culture, and complex socio-political issues experienced by African Americans. Its primary objective is to develop an understanding of the African-American experience and its far-reaching implications on both American society and the world.

Students will trace the journey of African Americans, beginning with their roots in Africa and continuing through the transatlantic slave trade, emancipation, and the Civil Rights Movement, up to present-day issues. The curriculum may also encompass various elements of African-American culture, such as literature, music, art, and religion. Courses often cover socio-political issues and intersectionality.

Graduates of African-American Studies typically find employment opportunities in diverse sectors, including education, social work, non-profit organizations, media, and government.

A bachelor’s degree is a four-year undergraduate degree and is the standard for higher education throughout most of the world. Bachelor’s degrees can be earned at state universities, at private universities, at community colleges and via online universities.