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Academic Programs

We offer several exciting academic programs and General Education courses to help students meet their learning and career goals. Go to the links below for more information.

(Do take note that the following AFC courses for your Major are offered once-a-year: AFC 201 (fall semester), AFC 301 (winter semester), and AFC 302W (winter semester). Plan accordingly.)

 (Do take note that the following AFC courses for your Minor are offered once-a-year: AFC 201 (fall semester), AFC 301 (winter semester), and AFC 302W (winter semester). Plan accordingly.) 

(Do take note that the following AFC courses for your Grad Cert are offered once-a-year: AFC 501 (fall semester) and AFC 602 (winter semester). Plan accordingly.) 

Real life examples of what you can do with a degree in Africology and African American Studies


Winter 2019 Africology & African American Studies Undergraduate Course Listings, pdf

Winter 2019 Africology & African American Studies Graduate Course Listings. pdf

Fall 2018 Africology & African American Studies Undergraduate Course Listings, pdf

Fall 2018 Africology & African American Studies Graduate Course Listings, pdf


General Education Courses

AFC 101 Intro to Africology and African American Studies (US Diversity)

AFC 102 Intro to African Civilization (Global Awareness)

AFC 211 Caribbean Cultural Production (Global Awareness)

AFC 232 Politics in the African American Experience (US Diversity)

AFC 244 Dimensions of Racism (KDSC & Global Awareness)

AFC 302W Writing for Africology and African American Studies (Intensive Writing)

AFC 313 Contemporary Africa (Global Awareness)

AFC 351 The Social Context of African American Health (KDSC)

AFC 402L4 Internship Seminar in Africology and African American Studies (General Education’s Learning Beyond the Classroom requirement, LB4=Career and Professional Development).


Double Majoring in Africology and African American Studies & other Disciplines

As a multi-subject discipline, Africology and African American Studies lends itself to double-majoring with a wide variety of other disciplines, depending upon the skills set, intellectual and career interests of the student. Within the limits of the 124 credit hours required for obtaining an undergraduate degree from EMU, a student has room enough to complete two areas of expertise--that is, two majors. Double majoring enables a student to be able to validly claim two areas of expertise which can only help, not hurt, in today's unstable job market. If you choose to double-major in African American Studies and a second major, take note that you must seek and receive advising for your second major, from the department that hosts that second major. For all questions pertaining to your African American Studies major, you can contact Dr. Victor Okafor, either by email (vokafor@emich.edu) or by telephone, 734.487.3460.

Below are examples of double-majoring options

Double Major in Africology and African American Studies (33 hrs) & Psychology (32 hrs)

Open and complete an online form in order to declare both Africology and African American Studies and Psychology as your double-majors

Double Major in Africology and African American Studies (33 hrs) & Economics (30 hrs)

Open and complete an online form in order to declare both both Africology and African American Studies and Economics as your double-majors

Double Major in Africology and American Studies (33 hrs) & Journalism (33 hrs)

Open and complete an online form in order to declare both Africology and African American Studies and Journalism as your double majors

Double Major in Africology and African American Studies (33 hrs) & Political Science (30 hrs)

Open and complete an online form in order to declare both Africology and African American Studies and Political Science as your double majors