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Athens, OH 45701

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Global Studies - Africa  

The interdisciplinary nature of the global studies–Africa major is designed to
provide you with a broad understanding of Africa applicable for a wide variety
of professions. Majors are required to study one or two African languages and
study abroad or intern in Africa. Students must consult with their advisor and
the Education Abroad Office before committing to an internship or study abroad

Career Opportunities

Our students are well equipped for careers with non-governmental and governmental organizations, multinational corporations, and think tanks, as well as to pursue graduate degrees in related fields.


Special Features

Students are required to study abroad.

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Ohio University

Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio and the first in the Northwest Territory. Admission to Ohio University is granted to the best-qualified applicants as determined by a selective admission policy.