The African Studies Program offers both the graduate and undergraduate certificate in African Studies designed to provide students with the opportunity for the interdisciplinary study of Africa as they pursue their respective degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The purpose is to deepen students’ knowledge and enhance their understanding and appreciation of Africa through a wide range of courses on such diverse topics as African cultures, business, development, economics, education, environment, history, languages, politics, and religions. Upon successful completion of the respective certificate requirements, student receive the undergraduate or graduate certificate in African Studies.