Mar 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

African Studies Minor

The African Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to expose students to the richly diverse countries and cultures on the African continent and beyond. This comprehensive program will allow students to gain a thorough understanding of contemporary socio‑economic, political, cultural and environmental issues pertaining to Africa in a globally interconnected world. The courses are drawn from more than a dozen affiliated departments. Students will be required to complete 18 credits as follows.

For further information, interested students should contact Dr. Louise Badiane of the Department of Anthropology.

Course Requirements

Required course (3 credits)

Electives (15 credits)

Complete 15 credits of electives. No more than six credits may be taken in any one department. Three credits may be included in the minor from the list of optional courses; three credits may be included in the minor from the list of Africans in the Diaspora courses.

Students may include Second Year Seminars (298/299), Directed Studies (499), and/or Study Tours, as appropriate, with consent of the African Studies coordinator.

Total minimum credits: 18