Bachelor of Arts
College of Humanities
The Africana Studies program analyzes how gender, class, race and other important ideas shape the experiences of Africana peoples and influence the global economy. Join a program that embraces new technologies and serves as a leader in digital learning.
You’ll study under faculty from diverse academic backgrounds, resulting in a rich and exciting interdisciplinary classroom dynamic. In the online Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies program, you’ll learn to:
- Solve the grand challenges of a rapidly changing world
- Engage with local and international communities
- Enhance communication with people from diverse backgrounds
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.
Earning your Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies will build core skills, including:
- Building effective relationships
- Communication skills
- Computer literacy
- Cultural understanding
- Problem solving
Student Experience An Africana Studies Student's JourneyMeet Neshunna Jones, an online Africana Studies student living in California, who attends Arizona classes using virtual reality. She's also working toward a career as a civil rights attorney.
Read About Neshunna Jones - Student Spotlight
Read Neshunna Jones’ full story to learn about why she’s attending school online and how her professors are helping her reach her goals.