African, Black & Caribbean Studies

Degree Granted
Minor
Degree Level
Undergraduate
Location
Garden City

Gain a critical understanding of diversity and other issues of growing global importance, boosting career and life skills.

Why Earn Your Minor in African, Black and Caribbean Studies?

The African, Black and Caribbean Studies minor helps you gain a better understanding of the experiences of people of African descent, while strengthening your major and enhancing your career opportunities in today’s increasingly diverse marketplace. You’ll develop a deeper appreciation for the global Black Lives Matter movement, helping you address social justice and racial inequity. Courses range from the Civil Rights Movement to Black Writers to Law and Social Inequality.

Why Minor in African, Black and Caribbean Studies at Adelphi?

  • Students have unique opportunities to conduct original research and to present their work at conferences and symposia.
  • The minor emphasizes a broad and interdisciplinary range of scholarly perspectives and courses of study, including history, literature and the arts, social sciences, culture and society, and contemporary issues.
  • The minor also provides opportunities for valuable internships.

Adelphi Jaggar Community Fellows interned at the National Urban League during the summer.

92%*

* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2019
of our 2019 baccalaureate and master’s graduates were employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2019

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

Students of African, Black and Caribbean Studies participate in internships and experiential learning opportunities in numerous fields, including:

  • Banking
  • Advertising and Publicity
  • Health Care for Minorities
  • Multimedia Information
  • Performing Arts
  • Political Issues
  • Religious Organizations
  • Social Work
  • Broadcasting
  • Education
  • Philanthropic Giving

Program Info

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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