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Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies

Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies

Syracuse University

Main Campus, Syracuse, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
This interdisciplinary department offers the opportunity for study, research, and community involvement in African American Studies and enables students to explore cultural, literary, historical, socioeconomic and other issues affecting African Americans as well as links with continental Africa and the Caribbean. Regular AAS course offerings are available in art, drama, film, history,literature, orature, pan africanism, political science, religion, sociology, theater, women's studies, writing and creative writing. In addition, seminars are offered on a variety of topics. The diverse expertise of the faculty, course cross-listing with traditional departments, SU Abroad in Zimbabwe, Paris, France and the Caribbean, curricular links with the School of Education, and AAS community internships enhance the department's interdisciplinary approach. The department provides a major, leading to a B.A. degree and a minor, both with two sub-areas of specialization, one in the social sciences and one in humanities.