Established in 1969, the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies offers a rich academic program to all students at The Claremont Colleges. Interdisciplinary in both research and teaching, the department promotes collaborative projects with other departments in our consortium and with scholars at other institutions. Our curriculum includes courses in anthropology, art history, history, literature, psychology, religious studies, and interdisciplinary areas. These courses are designed to accommodate the needs of both majors and non-majors. Africana Studies courses and programs provide significant preparation for students pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including education, social work, public policy, law, medicine, business, and international relations.