Africana Studies, Minor

Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study devoted to the critical and systematic examination of the cultural, political, social, economic, and historical experiences of African Americans, Africans, and peoples of African descent around the world. Our course of study is designed to provide students with an integrated understanding and appreciation for a new global black studies. An undergraduate degree in Africana Studies prepares students for graduate work in the humanities, social sciences, and professional schools, as well as a range of careers in teaching, business, public service, and the arts, among others.

African Language courses do not count toward the Minor Requirements.

Minor Requirements
AFRC 1001Introduction to Africana Studies1
or AFRC 1002 Introduction to Africa
Select 5 course units of African American or Caribbean or Latin American centered courses with 3 course units intermediate or upper level and no more than 2 African Caribbean or Latin American centered courses5
Total Course Units6

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.