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African Studies

Undergraduate certificate


The certificate seeks to give students a broad, interdisciplinary understanding of Africa, as well as intermediate-level competence in an African language. It can provide a background for careers in the foreign service, government, business, law, the academic world, and other areas.

Offered at IU Bloomington by Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies

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