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Arizona State University, USA, Tempe

African and African American Studies, B.A.

  • African and African American Studies, B.A.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 34,284

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

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.

Career Opportunities

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

Course Overview

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.

Contact Details

Arizona State University


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