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Welcome to the Africana Studies Program

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The Africana Studies Program (previously the Ethnic Studies Program) offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that contains cross-cultural courses about the experiences of African peoples all over the world and other ethnic groups in American society.

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General Catalogs
Africana Studies Program description and objectives, career opportunities, degree requirements, course descriptions.

Schedule of Courses
Current and upcoming course offerings - available through the Fresno State Web Portal

Contact Information

Professor Thomas-Whit Ellis, Program Coordinator
Science Building, Room 182
Phone: 559.278.2832

Mailing Address: 2555 E. San Ramon M/S SB 69
Fresno CA 93740-8034
Phone: 559.278.2832
Fax: 559.278.7268

Are you graduating this academic year? If so, please visit the African American Recognition Ceremony web link below:

Upcoming Events

The Africana Studies Program presents the Black Agitprop Exhibit, an Africana Studies Outcomes Assessment Project
February 6-24th, 2018
Pete P. Peters Ellipse Balcony Gallery, 
3rd Floor Henry Madden Library
Reception: Thursday, February 22, 2018
3:00-5:00 p.m.

12th African American Intellectual Thought Symposium
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Leon S. and Pete P. Peters Educational Center (The P.E.C) inside the Student Recreation Center
2:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.