African-American Studies

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The African-American Studies certificate is designed to provide students with knowledge to understand and critically evaluate the human, cultural, social and economic factors that have helped to create and shape the African-American and other African Diaspora experiences throughout the world. 

Program requirements

  • Five courses with content relevant to African-American issues
  • A capstone project that addresses aspects of African-American culture, completed as one of the five-course unit
  • An MLA Proseminar
  • Three electives from the MLA curriculum

Penn LPS

The lifelong learning division of Penn Arts & Sciences

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326

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