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Africana World Studies Social Sciences and Community Development Track, B.A.

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Overview

The programs draw upon many disciplines to prepare graduates for a variety of professional careers. The department also seeks to provide students and the university community with an awareness of and sensitivity to issues of race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and gender.

In this program, students will learn about the intellectual and social origins of Africana studies as a discipline and its major objectives, concepts, theories, subject/content areas, perspectives, and concerns. In addition, AWS majors can expect to learn about the African, African American, and Caribbean history, literature and culture in a variety of classes offered within the Africana-world studies program. The major may be combined with teaching certification in elementary education (Early Childhood P-3 and/or Elementary K-6).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • African Civilizations
  • Research In African World Studies
  • Seminar In Africana World Studies
  • African Anthropology
  • Racism And Mass Media
  • African American Family Life
  • The Black Woman Experience
  • African, African American, And Caribbean Religions
  • Caribbean Women

For more information please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • High school transcript
  • If submitting scores, your official SAT or ACT scores sent electronically to William Paterson University from The College Board or the American College Testing Program
  • $50 application fee
  • Admission for international students is based on a review of the appropriate educational documents as well as proficiency in English as measured by the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Testing System (IELTS).

For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10568 USD/semester
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  • National

    10568 USD/semester
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  • In-State

    6468 USD/semester
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  • Part-Time (local, per credit): $ 414
  • Part-Time (national and international, per credit): $ 685

Living costs for Passaic

  • 1226 - 3020 USD/month
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Funding

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