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B.A. in African American Studies

Program Description

Students can major in African American studies and earn a B.A. The major has two areas of specialization, one in the social sciences and one in humanities.

Each year the Department of African American Studies selects graduating majors and minors as recipients for the following awards:

  • Anna Julia Cooper/Carter G. Woodson: Award for Academic Achievement in the Major of African American Studies.
  • W.E.B. DuBois: Award for Outstanding Scholarship to an African American Studies for highest overall GPA.
  • Fannie Lou Hamer: Award for Outstanding Community Service.
  • Angela Davis/Walter Rodney: Award of Academic Achievement in the Minor of African American Studies.