Africana Studies Courses Offered through Open University

Author: Staff
April 4, 2023
Black Panther from the spring 1968 Black Studies currriculum booklet
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Open University

Through Open University, you can take space-available classes in Africana Studies at the discipline’s birthplace, without formal admission to SF State.

Birthplace of Black Studies

Black Studies was born at SF State, through the 1968 - 1969 strike, led by the Black Students Union and the Third World Liberation Front, in a struggle for civil rights, equity and social justice. Over 50 years later, the College of Ethnic Studies and Africana Studies proudly remain at their historic home.

Summer Classes in Africana Studies

The College of Ethnic Studies is offering a classes in Africana Studies (AFRS) this summer. All classes are offered online.

See Open University class schedule to find your classes. Read course descriptions in the Bulletin.


Summer registration opens April 18, 2023. Find instructions on the Open University > How to Register - Summer 2023 page.

Learn More


Looking for other College of Ethnic Studies courses? Search the class schedule for the following:

  • AIS - American Indian Studies
  • AA S - Asian American Studies
  • LTNS - Latina/Latino Studies
  • RRS - Race and Resistance Studies
Black Studies Curriculum booklet from spring 1968, featuring a black panther

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