Minor in Africana Studies

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In the Africana Studies Minor, you’ll gain an understanding of the African American experience from an Afrocentric perspective. The Africana Studies Minor consists of four courses: two core courses and two electives (20 credits).

This minor can be completed entirely online, entirely in-person, or a mixture of the two. If you’re considering this minor, please contact the director of Africana Studies.

Curriculum & Requirements

Africana Studies Minor

The program offers a minor in Africana Studies. Students gain an understanding of the African American, Caribbean and African experiences from ancient Africa to present-day. Africana Studies benefits graduates planning careers in professions where multicultural public contact is extensive, such as education, counseling, social services, medicine, government and many other fields that require diverse perspectives. Students considering this minor should contact the director of Africana Studies.

Required Courses
AAST/HONS/HUMN 214AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE AND EXPRESSIONS5
AAST/HONS/HIST 215EARLY AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: ANCIENT AFRICA TO THE END OF THE RECONSTRUCTION 18775
or AAST 220 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: POST CIVIL WAR TO PRESENT
Required Electives–choose upper-division courses in consultation with the AAST program director.10
Total Credits20

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