Arizona State University, USA, Tempe
African and African American Studies, B.A.
- African and African American Studies, B.A.
- Duration : 4 years
Trained in a variety of disciplines including anthropology, health, history, journalism, literature, sociology, political science and women's studies, the faculty examines a wide array of critical issues of African-descended peoples across the stages of life at various times and places in history.
You can do a lot with this major! Global Studies majors go on to successful careers in international business, academics, advocacy, politics, government, publishing, the arts, research, and much more.
All liberal arts degrees help students develop their Core Career Competencies, and Global Studies majors develop specific skills that are applicable to lots of different careers..These skills include:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Deep understanding of the institutions and processes that shape the world
Cross-cultural knowledge and understanding
Critical thinking and creative problem-solving
Ability to formulate clear and persuasive messages
Listening, clarifying, questioning and responding skills
Ability to work well independently and collaboratively
Students choose one of the following areas of concentration: African Diaspora Studies African Studies
Programme Structure Introduction to African and African Diaspora Studies (SB & G & H) Academic Success Seminar, Intro to Liberal Arts and Sciences College Mathematics (MA) Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C) Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Applications (CS) History of Black Women in America The Global History of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade (SB & H) Race and Racism in Africa/African Diaspora (SB & G)
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Freshmen must have a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Transfer students must have a minimum 2.50 GPA (a "C+" or better where "A"=4.00) from a college or university. Some ASU programs require a minimum transfer GPA of 3.00, including the W. P. Carey School of Business and Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Some ASU programs may have higher admission requirements and may require a minimum ACT or SAT score. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
English Entry Requirement
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
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