African, African American, Diaspora Studies

Explore the experiences of Africans and people of African descent—and the creative and intellectual contributions they’ve made around the world throughout the diaspora. This enriching program offers courses from across disciplines: art, music and literature; anthropology, psychology and sociology; economics and political science; and history. As an African studies major, you’ll also have the option to study abroad in Africa, the Caribbean and other destinations. This program is also available as a minor.




100% of AAADS majors from the past five years have found employment or achieved a service opportunity within six months of graduation *

Recent Graduates

Sample First Jobs

  • College Advisor
  • College Advising Corps
  • Teacher’s Assistant
  • Harlem Children’s Zone

*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 70% for the classes of 2014-2018