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Welcome to Africana Studies

The Africana Studies program at Rowan is devoted to the study of the historical and contemporary challenges, experiences, and contributions of Africans, African Americans, and people of African descent throughout the world. One of the program's greatest strengths is its unique interdisciplinary approach to global black studies that offers students an array of courses from 12 academic departments on campus. Students can major or double major in Africana Studies, or pursue a minor.

Southern New Jersey's fastest growing demographic of minorities is a microcosm of America's increasingly diverse populations that live in majority minority cities across the country. As the nation and the world become more diverse, it is important for universities to offer majors like Africana Studies that will help students to not only develop race literacy, but also to learn other cultural competencies needed to excel in an increasingly multicultural workplace and globalized world. In today's society, employers are looking for individuals who can thrive in a changing and dynamic environment.

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Academic Programs

The Africana Studies program at Rowan offers many options including major, minor, CUGS and even double-majoring. Explore your options today!


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Int. Model AU

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Career Prep

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Student Testimonies

Watch fellow Afircana Studies majors share their testimony about how they utilized the AS major to achieve their goals.