A degree in AFAM studies
Students earning a degree in African American (AFAM) studies will receive a foundation of critical thinking, research, writing, and analytical skills. Career options are limitless with a liberal arts foundation, and many AFAM majors continue on to graduate studies in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, law, medicine, business, and journalism.
Melba Boyd: A thought leader in African American literature and cinema
Melba Joyce Boyd, Distinguished Professor in African American Studies, is an award-winning author of 13 books, nine of which are poetry. Boyd's poetry, essays, and creative nonfiction have appeared in anthologies, academic journals, cultural periodicals and newspapers in the United States and Europe.