Using Your Major

Students and Alumni


What can I do with my major?

Review the options below for more information on career paths with various majors.

Understand that the information is representative of typical career paths associated with each major and does not necessarily reflect a comprehensive list. You may want to explore multiple majors to learn about a wide range of career opportunities.

NOTE: not every major listed below is offered at Calvin, although in many cases Calvin does offer a minor or a related program. Refer to Calvin's catalog for specific information about majors and programs offered at Calvin.

African Studies

Due to the broad nature of this major, students are encouraged to review links for other majors/career fields of interest, e.g. education, business, law, public administration, etc.

Career Datasheet

Professional Associations
African Studies Association
African Politics Group
Africana Librarians Council
National Consortium for Study in Africa

Occupational Outlook Information
Teachers-Postsecondary

Career Information
College Board
Black Voices
JSTOR: Journal of Black Studies
The Black Scholoar
US African Development Agency

Job Postings
African Studies Internet Portal

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