A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of the African Continent, usually with an emphasis on Africa south of the Sahara, and including the African diasporas overseas.
While African Studies has degrees up to the Post masters certificate, the majority of students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students major in African Studies all around the US, though the major at the Bachelors degree level has the most graduates in Pennsylvania. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in African Studies is $42,750.
Bowdoin College is a top choice for students who want to major in African Studies. Students can study up to a Post masters certificate at the school. Bowdoin College grants about 8 Bachelors degrees to those majoring in African Studies per year. However, Davidson College and Howard University are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.