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Africana Studies

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

48 months
Duration
24338 USD/year
24338 USD/year
8704 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Department of Africana Studies (AFST) at University of Maryland Baltimore County provides students of all ethnic, national and cultural backgrounds the necessary tools to understand, critically evaluate, analyze and interpret events and phenomena that structure the experiences, possibilities and dynamics of the people of African descent in the United States, Africa and its Diasporas.

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Overview

Students in the Africana Studies (AFST) program at University of Maryland Baltimore County are offered a broad array of courses addressing cultural, economic, historical, political, psychological and sociological issues that affect peoples of African descent from diverse disciplinary and comparative perspectives. 

Program Overview

Africana Studies at UMBC offers a rigorous and challenging academic program that prepares students to think and write critically and clearly, engage in research and service, argue persuasively, and effectively solve problems. AFST adopts an intellectual approach that is sensitive to the interests and outlook of the people of African descent and their contributions to the interdependent global world through human development and civilization, arts and the sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Black Literature: 20th Century
  • African history and politics
  • African-American culture and experience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12169 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12169 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4352 USD per semester during 48 months.

Funding

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