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Africana Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Orange, NJ, United States
A degree in Africana Studies at Seton Hall University can lead you almost anywhere - from education, community organizing or public administration to government, business, museum work or communications. It's also excellent preparation for graduate school. 
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Overview

Established in 1970, our Africana Studies program offered by Seton Hall University is the oldest in New Jersey. It's livelier and more relevant than ever, with engaging classes led by new and veteran scholar-activists. Students can even extend their education to international classrooms, with study-abroad opportunities in Africa and the Caribbean.

Key facts:

  • Students complete 10 required courses - including History of African Civilization, Africana Literature, and African-American History. They also choose three classes from either the History and Literature track or the Social Science track.
  • Additional electives span culture, art and music along with community research internships and seminar opportunities. In each course, you'll find highly engaged faculty and fellow students - and small classes that foster deep discussion and forge lifelong bonds.

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:

  • Africana Studies
  • History of African Civilization
  • African-American History
  • Africana Literature
  • Culture/Art/Music Elective

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

    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

  • An application form including personal essay 
  • $55 USD application fee
  • SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Official high school transcript (must be in English) with a credential evaluation
  • Official college transcript(s) (if applicable) with a credential evaluation
  • Counselor report and teacher recommendation
  • Application for Form I-20 (if you require a student visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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