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Undergraduate Program in Pan-African Studies

Pan-African Studies Certificate

The Pan-African Studies program offers events, courses, and a certificate, all of which focus on people of African descent throughout the world.

As our society becomes more multicultural and globalized, a knowledge of Pan-African Studies is a significant element of a well-rounded education.

This multidisciplinary minor helps students enrich their cross-cultural studies by heightening their awareness of and sensitivity to cultural diversity and expanding their knowledge of contributions by persons of African heritage.

The certificate in Pan-African Studies is a valuable asset in the increasingly diverse society and is attractive to employers and graduate schools alike.


Representative of Embassy of Mali to Present “Alliance of Sahel States,” March 27

The Minister Counselor of the Embassy of Mali will present “The Alliance of Sahel States at the Crossroads of Global Security Challenges” on Wednesday, March 27, at 7:00 p.m. in Leonard Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

Pan-African Studies Courses for Fall 2024

These five Pan-African Studies courses for fall 2024 will include substantial content on people of African descent.