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Program Requirements

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Prospective students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 are encouraged to apply for admission into the interdisciplinary minor in African Studies. Students desiring a minor in African Studies must complete 12 credit hours of required core courses and 6 credit hours of elective courses for a total of 18 credit hours.

Core Required Courses (12 credit hours):

ANTH310: People and Culture of Africa

(or any other related 200 level or higher course approved by the program advisor)

GEOG332: Geography of Africa

HIST352a: History of Africa: South of the Sahara, Prehistoric to Colonial Times

HIST352b: History of Africa: South of the Sahara, Colonial Times to Present

Elective Courses (6 credit hours):

ART469: Primitive Art: Africa and Oceania

ENGL340: Literature of the Third World

ENGL345: African American Poetry and Folklore

FL121: Learning Another Language: Yoruba Language and Culture

FR111e: The French-Speaking World.

FR457: African and Caribbean Literature of French Expression

GEOG201: World Regions

GEOG428: Travel Study (Africa Field Trip)

HIST 427: History of Southern Africa

NOTE: Students may register and take any other courses related to Africa approved by the Program Advisor