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A Major in Africana Studies

Description of Major

This major educates students about the important social issues facing people of African descent in continental
Africa and throughout the African Diaspora.

For more information on studying Africana Studies:  click here   

Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in private industry, business, social services, and education.
A variety of jobs are available for Africana Studies graduates, including:

Account Specialist Historical Preservation Specialist
Advocate Journalist
Archivist Labor Relations Specialist
Biographer Lecturer
College Faculty Member Librarian
Counselor Market Analysis
Curator Museum Specialist
Demographer News Analyst
Educational Advisor Pastor
Genealogist Political Scientist
Global Ministry Executive Research Assistant
Government Administrator Teacher
Hospitality Director Writer
Human Relations Director  
Historical Materials Consultant  


Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree. 


Additional Links           

National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES)

Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History

UC McMicken College of Arts & Sciences