Africana Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Professor teaching Africana Studies class

Bucknell University Africana studies majors explore the interrelated histories, politics and culture of Africa and the African Diaspora in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and elsewhere.

In small classes, you'll examine black culture, experience and thought from an interdisciplinary perspective. You'll gain the critical-thinking skills that employers and graduate schools seek.

Experience rich, immersive learning by studying with Bucknell in Ghana, South Africa or the Caribbean. You'll enter the job market well versed in issues of diversity and inclusion — and prepared to succeed in careers ranging from the arts, education and social work to public policy, law, medicine, business, development economics and more.


Explore your path to Africana studies at Bucknell

Africana Studies


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