Undergraduate Credentials

There are three African Studies credentials for undergraduate students. Click below to learn more about how to qualify and enroll in each one:

  • The African Studies Certificate allows students in any major to enhance their studies with knowledge of Africa and its history, cultures, and traditions. The certificate is ideal for students interested in learning and gaining a broad interdisciplinary understanding of Africa as a world region and those who want to build expertise in African studies, including gaining intermediate-level competence in an African language.
  • The Certificate in Mediterranean Studies allows students to examine issues and themes across the Mediterranean world over a broad chronological span, exploring the North African and Maghreb region.
  • The Bachelor of Philosophy (BPhil) in International Area Studies - African Studies Track is an interdisciplinary degree requiring 30 credits of course work, three years of language study, and rigorous independent research.

Contact our Academic Advisor Dr. Anna-Maria Karnes with any questions, or set up an appointment with her here!