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African American & African Diaspora Studies

Master of Arts


The M.A. program strives:

  1. to offer students an intense program in the analysis of African American issues;
  2. to expose students to both historical and current methodological approaches;
  3. to expose students to issues throughout the African diaspora;
  4. to refine critical and problem-solving skills in both the humanities and social sciences;
  5. to extend a sound basis for those going into a doctoral program; and
  6. to prepare students for administrative, teaching, communication, and social service careers.

Offered at IU Bloomington by College of Arts and Sciences

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