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Bachelor of Arts in African and African-American Studies

State University of New York College at Brockport State University of New York College at Brockport, USA

Intake Aug 2023

Sep 2022, Jan 2023

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USD 16980

Tuition Fee (USD)

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USD 50

Application Fee

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48 months

Duration

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5.5

IELTS

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76

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

African and African-American Studies offers students a broader and deeper understanding of our world. We promote global and inclusive perspectives—drawing from history, literature, the arts and the social sciences—to explore the realities and life experiences of Africans and African Americans. For students of any ethnic background, a major in AAS offers a uniquely rounded liberal arts education that can lead to a wide variety of career options or further studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Articulate the purpose and history of the field of African and African-African American Studies, and its proclivity to offer a corrective to mainstream representations of Africa and Africans.
  • Interpret the Africana experience by applying methodologies and perspectives in African and African American studies.
  • Identify key themes on how race, ethnicity, class and gender impact issues in African and African American Studies from a variety of disciplinary approaches.
  • Analyze the historical experiences of African people on the continent of Africa and in the Diaspora, underscoring crucial themes relevant to their experiences.
  • Analyze the literary expressions and contributions of African people on the continent of Africa or in the Diaspora, including analysis of seminal literary treatises from ancient times to the present.
  • Analyze the experience of African people on the continent of Africa or in the Diaspora from the perspective of the social sciences.
  • Apply the skills and knowledge acquired in their studies to practical use, such as going on for further study or serving as agents of change in their own settings and communities.

Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    5.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    76 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

    The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    16980

    Tuition Fee
    (USD)

    USD 50

    Application Fee
    (USD)

    12000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Questions

    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

    Scholarships

    Freshman Scholarships - Our campus has recently announced that we are increasing our scholarships to freshmen applicants starting Fall 2022. As always, all admitted international freshmen are guaranteed a $4,000 scholarship! The new amounts are listed below:

    • Green Scholarships = $2,500, for a total of $6,500 (renewable for four years)
    • Gold Scholarship = $4,500, for a total of $8,500 (renewable for four years)
    • Honors (Prometheus) Scholarship = $6,000, for a total of $10,000 (renewable for four years)

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