Career Development

The Value of Choosing a Major or Minor in Africana Studies Career and Human Development

Given that the marketplace is becoming increasingly multicultural and the world is truly becoming a global community, employers are looking for employees from diverse backgrounds who have training and competence in multicultural and ethnic studies. Therefore, a major or minor in Africana Studies will certainly enhance your career possibilities. In addition, multicultural competence is central to engaging in quality human relations with the diverse peoples of society and the world. In fact, many of our students come to Africana Studies for a major, double major or minor to benefit from both the enhancement of their career possibilities as well as to enrich and expand their knowledge and ability to relate well and successfully in the world.  

Exciting Career Opportunities

  • Actor
  • Aide to Elected Official
  • Archivist
  • Business Owner Community Organizer
  • Counselor
  • Editor
  • Elected Official Foreign Policy Officer
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Linguist Parole Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Policy Administrator Public Relations Consultant
  • Recreation
  • Researcher School Administrator
  • Social Scientist
  • Social Worker Teacher/Professor
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • Writer

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