African American Studies faculty is represented in Education, English, History, Geography, Political Science, Performing Arts, and Sociology/Anthropology. Other faculty offer courses jointly between African American Studies and their departments. The Cortland College Gospel Choir is a part of African America Studies and the Music Department. The Gospel Choir is highly successful, hosting an annual festival and performing in local and statewide concerts. Students may participate in the Gospel Choir for one credit hour per semester.
Administration of the African American Studies Program and advisement of its students are provided by the coordinator of African American Studies and the African American Studies Committee, a subcommittee of the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies.