The African-American Studies Baccalaureate Degree prepares students for careers in the following fields of employment and academic disciplines:

  • Anthropology
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Service
  • Counseling Family Services
  • Criminal Justice Agency Service
  • Graduate Study in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts
  • Hospitality Service Industry
  • Juvenile Justice Agency Service
  • Law School
  • Medical School, Nursing Programs, and Health Services
  • Public Policy
  • Secondary Education History Teaching
  • Secondary Education Teaching Careers
  • Tourism

For more ideas, check out the National Council for Black Studies website. They've compiled a list of 500+ answers to the question "What Can I Do With a Black Studies Major? [pdf]"

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Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change

Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change (ISSSSC) will serve as a site for Service Learning Internships for Academic Credit (IAC). In doing so, undergraduate and graduate students will have the opportunity to work with the staff of ISSSSC to learn professional skills, develop abilities, and work with education and research based events and activities that address issues of sport and social change. This can include, but is not limited to: conferences and Town Halls, education trainings and workshops, and research involving data collection and analyses for the publication of articles, books and book chapters, and best practice documents for consumption by students, faculty, and staff in educational settings, sport and social justice practitioners, and community members. All efforts will promote the use of knowledge acquired in the student’s academic discipline(s) and contributions to the real world.

The ISSSSC Service Learning Internships will follow the Internship for Academic Credit (IAC) guidelines set forth by SJSU. See for more details.