Outside the Classroom

Put your knowledge to good use

Africana Studies students engage with their studies both inside and outside the classroom — from being an active member in the community to experiencing African culture through hands-on opportunities.

Habitat for Humanity work site

Engaged learning

Take what you learn and apply it outside the classroom, engaging in digital projects and community events, such as Habitat for Humanity construction projects.

2012 Honorable Amina Salum Ali, African Union Ambassador engages with a student.

Cultural immersion

Take your studies deeper by experiencing hands-on learning. You will have the opportunity to participate in the Model African Union Conference, African Cultural Night, and African Diaspora Day.

Mercer University School of Law

Postgraduate opportunities

The skills you learn as an Africana Studies major, including critical reasoning and writing, will serve you well in graduate school.