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Program Details [africana]

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Simmons has had a major in Africana studies for more than 20 years. The department also offers a major with a specialization in Africana women's studies and a minor in AST.

The department prepares students for the labor market and continued professional and graduate training by providing a solid knowledge foundation of critical, analytical, and technological skills.

Pre-graduation internships are available for all interested students. Study abroad and modern language skills are highly recommended. Students interested in dual-degree programs or self-designed majors should consult with department faculty to design an individualized program.