Black Studies

Black Studies Pathway. 2 classes, 2 days a week, for 2 years


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Why Choose KCC?
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Predict your

You’ll know exactly what classes you’ll take, when, and where. Plus, you’ll earn an Associate in Arts degree – the first two years of a Bachelor of Arts in any area. You can transfer as a junior to more than 100 participating colleges and universities in Illinois.

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Be Seen, Heard and Supported

You and your classmates will experience everything together as a team. Being part of a learning community means you’ll have classmates to turn to for help, and a faculty member to be a mentor, guide and coach throughout the program.

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Develop Cultural Competence

Expand your ability to understand, appreciate and interact with people from cultures different from your own. Get an introduction to the history, culture, art, social relationships, and spiritual, political, and economic experiences of Black people globally.

What Faculty Say
Jessica Oladapo

“This pathway is designed specifically with Black students in mind to ensure representation and visibility, which has a positive impact on belonging. However, it is equally important that non-Black students are also encouraged to explore the general education courses and electives that have particular emphasis on the contribution of Black Americans to develop cultural competence.”

- Jessica Oladapo
KCC Professor
Black Studies Pathway Mentor
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