Learning Outcomes

Students of the Africana Studies Department gain:

  • Substantial social, cultural and political knowledge of major events, and experiences of people of African descent in the U.S.
  • Critical examination and sophisticated understanding of the major historical events that have created and shaped the African diaspora, particularly blacks in the U.S.
  • The ability to apply methods of critical inquiry to interpret, analyze, critique and assess contemporary issues faced by peoples of African descent in the U.S.