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Africana Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Claremont, CA, United States
Study the cultures, histories and politics of Africa and the experiences of people of the African diaspora from a multidisciplinary perspective with this Africana Studies program at Pomona College.
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Overview

Students majoring or minoring in the intercollegiate Africana Studies program at Pomona College explore Africa and the experiences of people of the African diaspora and heritage from the perspectives of anthropology, art history, history, literature, psychology, religious studies and other areas. 

Learning outcomes

You will be exposed to a broad range of research and teaching, and choose a concentration in the arts, humanities or social sciences.

The rigor and scope of Africana Studies prepares students for careers in a variety of fields, including education, social work, public policy, law, medicine, business and international relations.

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:

  • Introduction to Africana Studies
  • ntroduction to Africana Studies: Research Methods
  • Prisons and Public Education
  • Africana Political Theory: Black Political Theory in the United States
  • Senior Seminar
  • Senior Thesis
  • Senior Project
  • Senior Comprehensive Examination
  • Special Topics
  • Africana Studies: Directed Readings
  • Africana Studies: Independent Research
  • Africana Studies: Research Assistantship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    7

    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.

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General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • School Report and Counselor Recommendation
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One-time, non-refundable application fee of $70 or fee waiver
  • Test scores for international applicants
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Claremont

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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