Meet our Africana Majors and Alumni


Majoring in Africana can take you where you want to go!

Africana Studies is the study, research, interpretation, and the dissemination of knowledge concerning African American, African, and Caribbean affairs and culture.

Arts and Sciences in Action: Africana Style

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"To hopefully influence education reform policy."

Chelsie Riche
Class of 2019

Study Africana


The Department of Africana is part of the School of Arts and Sciences

As an Africana major in the School of Arts and Sciences, you’ll have full access to a liberal arts education that spans 47 programs for undergraduates. You will acquire both the specialized knowledge of the field you choose to study in depth, and broad knowledge of the world from the renowned scholar-teachers at Rutgers. You’ll graduate ready to meet contemporary challenges in your workplace, in your hometown, and in the global community.

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