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2023-2024 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 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. Meghan Healy-Clancy of the Department of History.

Course Requirements

Africa-Focused courses (12 credits)

Complete at least 12 credits, selected from the following courses: Students must take courses in at least two different departments.

Students may also include Second Year Seminars (298/299), Directed Studies (499), Study Tours and/or other relevant topical courses, as appropriate, in either category, with consent of the African Studies coordinator.

Total minimum credits: 18