Grow intellectually as you gain personal and political insight on topics such as African history, the well-being of African people, and the continent’s role in global affairs.
The African Studies program provides students with the opportunity to pursue their interest in Africa as a double major or minor alongside another discipline. It is also possible to take a series of courses that complement their specialization in another subject area. Students in the program usually take an interest not only in the broad range of thematic academic issues of the program but also in the wider issues which have an impact on Africa and its peoples. This interest is represented through a newsletter, events mounted by the program in conjunction with students, faculty and often the community and outside institutions. The program is designed to give you a broad theoretical framework and an awareness of the importance of international, gender and equity issues.
Faculty: Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Degree Options: Honours Double Major, Honours Minor
Research / Other Activities
Our African Studies program is designed to give graduates a broad theoretical framework and a set of highly developed analytic skills. Alumni from our program have found work in a variety of fields, including government, education, law, social work, public service, business and media.
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