The Department of
African & African Diaspora Studies
Explore a story of oppression and perseverence that is still being told.
Study the experience of peoples who were enslaved and scattered around the globe—and learn how the consequences shape our culture to this day.
You'll trace the threads of African history through religion, language, economics, and more, learning from expert professors in a wide range of fields. You'll even take your studies abroad through an off-campus program in Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East, or another place with deep connections to African history.
Whatever career you pursue—from business to art to healthcare—you'll bring to it a deep and nuanced understanding of how it is shaped by African history.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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- Communication & Media Studies
- Education (BA, BS)
- Many specializations, including:
- Master of Education (MEd)
- Master of Education (MEd) Online
- Health Sciences
- Exercise Science
- Kinesiology (Pre-professional Emphasis)
- One Health
- Pre-Occupational Therapy
- Pre-Physical Therapy
- Pre-Physician Assistant
- Public Health
- Recreation Leadership
- Speech Pathology and Audiology (BA, MA)
- Master of Speech Pathology
- Theraputic Recreation
- Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
- Actuarial Science
- Computer Science
- Data Analytics
- Data Science
- Environmental Science—Natural Resources Track
- Environmental Science—Naturalist Track
- Environmental Studies
- Social Sciences
- World Languages & Cultural Studies
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