Career Possibilities

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What can I do with a major in Africana Studies? Click here to find out the 222 Answers [PDF].

The Department of Africana Studies provides undergraduate training for students interested in developing careers in teaching, academic research, international relations and community development. Often graduate work is required in certain job categories. However, persons with an Africana Studies background are employed in a wide range of careers such as counseling, social work, international consultant, foreign service , public relations , educational administration, media, management, urban planning, librarianship, law, and law enforcement.

Recently nationally recognized employers gave advice to CSU students regarding the skills necessary to be successful in the workplace after graduation.   Some of the skills that were highlighted were the type of qualities we reinforce in the Africana Studies Department:

  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Leadership Potential
  • Research Skills
  • Global, Multicultural, Multiethnic, Multilingual and International Skills

Please download a copy of the CSU Putting Education to Work fact sheet [PDF].