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Africana Studies

Mount Holyoke College

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
54400 USD/year
54400 USD/year
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About

The Bachelor in Africana Studies from Mount Holyoke College offers courses on the societies and cultures of Africa and the African diaspora, including the Caribbean and Latin America. Courses offerings also cover subjects such as identity and community, black women writers, social thought, film, and race theory.

Overview

As a field of inquiry, The Bachelor in Africana Studies from Mount Holyoke College describes and analyzes the origins and experiences of people of African descent wherever they live or have lived. This field is informed by the intellectual traditions of African American, African, and African Diasporic studies. While it has a renewed focus on the connections and movements of African-descended people from different sites of Africa and the diaspora, it also values in depth study of black people in discrete local, regional and national contexts. This field is inherently comparative, international, and interdisciplinary in approach, embracing the range of fields in the humanities and social sciences and including the performing arts.

The major prepares students for a number of careers:

  •  government
  •  politics
  •  international affairs
  •  law, education
  •  journalism
  • public health
  •  religious studies 
  • literature and the arts
  • business management

The Africana Studies program offers courses on the societies and cultures of Africa and the African diaspora, including the Caribbean and Latin America. Courses offerings also cover subjects such as identity and community, black women writers, social thought, film, and race theory.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Foundations of Africana Studies
  • Introduction to Twentieth-Century Critical Race Theory
  • Topics in Africana Studies: 'Afro-Latin America: From Slavery to Invisibility'
  • Topics in Africana Studies: 'African American History, Precolonial to Emancipation'
  • Independent Study
  • Urban Policy
  • Luminous Darkness: African American Social Thought After DuBois
  • Politics of Decolonization

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Mount Holyoke Writing Supplement (optional)
  • Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Evaluation Forms (from core academic courses)
  • Midyear Report (due February 15, as applicable)*
  • Standardized Test Scores (optional)
  • Art Supplement (optional)
  • English Proficiency Requirements for non-native English speakers
  • Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)
  • Interview (optional, but strongly encouraged)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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