Degrees Available

Bachelor of Arts

Program Highlights

Black Studies, a comprehensive study of the African American people’s experience, combines the approaches of the humanities and the social sciences, imparting skills in critical thinking, research methods, theory building, analysis, and written and oral expression. Training in Black Studies is useful for graduate work in literature, American studies, law, history, sociology, social work, government, business, journalism, and employment in the public sphere.

Qualifying Applicants

Some programs are open to certain applicants. Prospective students in the following groups can apply for admission to this program:

  • First-year 
  • Transfer 
  • International
  • Readmission
  • Second bachelor's degree*

*A second bachelor’s degree will not be approved if the first degree and the proposed second degree involve study of a similar area or substantial duplication of course work, see the UIC Academic Catalog for more information.

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