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Department of Pan African Studies

Resources

Contact

Pan African Studies
221 Santa Susana Hall
CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8315

Hours: M-F (8 a.m. to 5 p.m)
Phone: (818) 677-3311
Fax: (818) 677-3619

panafricanstudies@csun.edu

 

Why PAS ?

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Any major field of study to which a student chooses to devote most of her/his college or university time should prepare the student well for the demands of the 21st Century. The Pan-African Studies major at CSUN does that. It is a set of curricular options designed to train a new generation of leaders; to prepare students to gain admission to prestigious graduate and professional programs, to do well within them and to prepare majors to be marketable, adept and highly competent in the modern world.

Here are some of the positions which Pan African studies students have accepted after graduation:
Job Titles for Pan-African Studies Majors.

Research

  • census research assistant
  • consumer advocate
  • criminology assistant
  • demographer assistant
  • interviewer
  • market researcher
  • public survey worker
  • social research assistant
  • oral history research assistant

Justice System

  • correctional counselor
  • correctional officer
  • corrections staffer
  • criminal investigator
  • juvenile court worker
  • parole officer
  • police officer
  • policy department staffer
  • rehabilitation counselor
  • special agent
  • state trooper
  • deputy sheriff

Education

  • admission counselor
  • affirmative action assistant
  • alumni relations workers
  • college placement workers
  • extension service specialist
  • public health educator
  • student personnel worker
  • K-12 teacher
  • special education teacher

Local Government

  • affirmative action worker
  • employee specialist
  • foreign service officer
  • human rights officer
  • information officer
  • international worker
  • legislative aide
  • peace corps volunteer
  • personnel coordinator
  • program supervisor
  • special agent

Community & Social Services

  • case manager
  • caseworker/aide
  • childcare worker/provider
  • child development technician
  • community aide
  • community organizer
  • family planning worker
  • fund raising assistant/director
  • group home worker
  • homeless/housing worker
  • hospital coordinator
  • medical records worker
  • occupation/career counselor
  • public administration assistant
  • public assistance worker
  • recreation worker
  • rehabilitation program worker
  • resident planning aide
  • youth outreach worker
  • community service advocate
  • health care delivery worker

Business and Industry

  • administrative assistant
  • advertising staffer
  • banker/bank teller
  • consumer relations worker
  • data entry manager
  • human resources manager
  • insurance agent
  • issues manager
  • labor relations staffer
  • market analyst
  • merchandiser/purchaser
  • planning assistant
  • production manager
  • public relations staffer
  • publishing staffer/editorial evaluation
  • quality control manager
  • sales manager
  • sales representative
  • training assistant
  • entertainment lawyer
  • community relations officer
  • talent/development coordinator
  • talent researcher
  • radio announcer
  • sports management representative
  • real estate agent
  • accounts payable specialist
  • accounts receivable specialist
  • medical billing worker

Job Titles for PAS Masters Degree Recipients
(Interdisciplinary Masters Program)

Management

  • administrator
  • assistant
  • associate
  • chief
  • consultant
  • deputy director
  • director
  • manager
  • president
  • principal
  • project director
  • project officer
  • senior officer

Analyst

  • criminal justice analyst
  • corrections/prison analyst
  • drug abuse/alcohol analyst
  • educational analyst
  • management analyst
  • media/public affairs analyst
  • policy analyst
  • program analyst
  • research analyst
  • social science analyst

Social Worker

  • counselor
  • eligibility worker
  • social worker

Social Scientist

  • health scientist/human development
  • research scientist
  • social scientist

Researcher

  • cancer prevention researcher
  • consumer researcher
  • data archivist
  • data clerk
  • evaluation researcher
  • grant coordinator
  • market researcher
  • maternal/child researcher
  • mental health researcher
  • research assistant
  • research associate

Other

  • appeals officer
  • editor
  • employment specialist
  • human resources manager
  • planner
  • policy officer
  • probation officer
  • alternative school principal
  • school psychologist
  • public school principal

Graduate/Professional Schools for PAS Degree Recipients

  • Law School
  • MPA
  • MPH
  • Psychology
  • Teaching Credential
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • African Studies
  • Sociology