The Department of African-American Studies at Georgia State University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Arts degree that rests upon a broad field of study of the experiences of Black people and all people of African descent. The curriculum of African-American Studies is interdisciplinary and examines the Black experience through a culturally-relevant and social justice perspective in the social sciences and humanities.

  • AAS Statement of Solidarity on the recent attacks in Kenya The Department of African American Studies at Georgia State University condemns the attack on students, staff, and police at Garissa University College in Kenya. We pray for the families of the 147 students who lost their lives in this brutal attack. We stand side by side with you in your fight against extremism.… more »
  • Pre-Education Track in African-American StudiesPRE-EDUCATION TRACK Pre-Education African-American Studies Track with a Concentration in History The Department of African-American Studies offers a pre-education track with a concentration in history for students who wish to become public school teachers. The Pre-Education Track in African-American Studies develops teachers to work effectively in multi-cultural classrooms. The pre-education track in African-American Studies prepares… more »