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Pan African Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Clemson, SC, United States
Students in the Pan African Studies program at the Clemson University are learning that if they can engage with all people, they will be a lot more successful in life. 
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Overview

As a Clemson University Pan African Studies major, you will receive an opportunity to shape your study to fit whichever of our three concentrations you desire. To receive a thorough grounding in the liberal arts and sciences, you will choose classes in literature, theater, music and foreign language, in addition to the social and natural sciences. In these classes, you will spend your time exploring topics such as religion, culture, history and education. 

Learning outcomes

This interdisciplinary curriculum, combining course work in African and African-American studies, is supplemented by numerous practical work experiences and opportunities.

Writing will be central to your studies, and in your senior year you will take a capstone course in which you produce a major research project.

  • Emphasis Areas
  • America
  • Africa
  • Latin America

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Africa and the Atlantic World 
  • Introduction to Pan African Studies
  • African American History to 1877 3 
  • African American History from 1877 to the Present 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Applicants for both freshman and transfer admission must submit the following:

  • Application form with an application-processing fee, drawn from either a U.S. bank or a U.S. dollar account.
  • Scores from the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT).
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores. English proficiency is measured through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18555 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18555 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7059 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Clemson

  • 1104 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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