Africana studies is an interdisciplinary approach to understand the historical, political, and cultural experiences of people of Africa and African descent across the globe. You will develop your own unique perspective of justice, freedom, and equality. The major allows students to think critically about the function of race within individuals, institutions, and society while gaining an awareness of social justice issues. For this major, you will choose a concentration in one of three areas: Africa, Caribbean and Latin America, or North America.
Skill and abilities this major develops include: cultural competency, writing, public speaking, critical thinking, research, and teamwork (IU School of Liberal Arts, 2017).