Africana Studies

Education is More than Words and Numbers… Learn About a Culture
Our African-American studies program strives to provide you with personal, professional, leadership and community development skills to prepare you for success.

Why major in Africana Studies?

The program’s curriculum allows you build a strong liberal arts foundation and acquire an associate degree—all while you choose from a variety of courses, including the Jazz Movement, Black History and the History of the Black American, African-American Literature or Psychology, and even Hip Hop Marketing.

This area of study might be for you if:
  • You are interested Africana studies and learning more about the African-American culture.
  • You enjoy learning about history and the way our world is shaped by different cultures.
  • You plan to transfer to a four-year university or college to further your liberal arts studies.

Since 1992, Sinclair has offered the African-American studies emphasis and it has always facilitated the success of students and the achievement of Sinclair’s mission of community development. This program provides you with a knowledge of a culture and helps diversify your educational growth. After completion, many graduates choose to transfer to another four-year college or university to further develop their academic experience and background.



Available Programs

For program specific information click on the program below:

Short-term Technical Certificate
African American Studies

Designed for students who are planning on using African American Studies to enhance their careers in Social Work, Public Education, Urban Planning, etc. The student who pursues this Short-term Technical Certificate would plan to use this to supplement their professional development or to strengthen a major for which African American Studies is a strong base.

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