aas-general-header

Welcome!

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 Study Abroad Program: May 7 – June 1, 2018This class will meet from May 7 through June 1, 2018. The course will begin with a three-day classroom experience at GSU during which historical context of South Africa and the Apartheid system will be examined. The class will spend 15 days in South Africa where we will visit Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. Participants… more »
    News
  • Call for Applications for the Lucille Adams Scholarship: Deadline Feb 15, 2017 Lucille Adams Scholarship The Department of African-American Studies (AAS) is honored to call for applications for the Lucille Adams Scholarship. The Adams Scholarship is awarded to an AAS major who is a rising senior with over a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average (g.p.a.) and minimum 3.5 g.p.a. in AAS coursework within the… more »
    News