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Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies Program

Africana Studies Program

Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary program with a mission of teaching and conducting research in social sciences and humanities fields on the historical and contemporary experiences across the global African Diaspora.

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Africana Studies at Northeastern

Africana Studies is a truly global and interdisciplinary degree. College graduates with Africana Studies degrees have become doctors, lawyers, entertainers, politicians, public health professionals, diplomats, professors, astronauts, journalists, engineers, artists, poets, executives, entrepreneurs, and more! Africana Studies also relates to numerous other fields allowing students to take advantage of the field’s interdisciplinary nature by taking courses in other fields, or by pursuing a double major, combined degree, or a minor in another subject

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