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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.

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  

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


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