Undergraduate students can major or minor in Africology and African American Studies to expand their knowledge of the diverse peoples, cultures and art of Africa. As a student, be sure to take advantage of academic advising and professional development opportunities to make sure your Africology and African American Studies degree leads you to a rewarding career. Learn more about your financial aid opportunities and apply today.

Bachelor of Arts in Africology and African American Studies

The Africology and African American Studies program at Temple University provides undergraduates with the opportunity to critically examine and interpret the experiences, traditions and dynamics of people of African descent. The curriculum for the bachelor of arts in Africology and African American Studies degree stresses the skills necessary to think critically, write clearly, argue persuasively and solve problems effectively. Using the African American experience, our discipline provides students with an integrated approach to social, economic, and cultural questions of origin, diversity, racism, racial relations and expressions of art and humanities.

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Minor in Africology and African American Studies

No matter what you plan on doing with your college education, an Africology and African American studies minor adds interdisciplinary depth to your main course of study. The 18-credit minor requires three introductory courses and three electives at or above the 2000 level.

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