Africana Studies Minor

As a field of inquiry, Africana studies analyzes experiences of people of African descent wherever they live or have lived. It is inherently comparative, international and multidisciplinary in approach, embracing humanities, arts and the social sciences.
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The total number of courses required for the minor is 6 (18 semester hours).


The following (3 sem. hrs.)

INTL 160 Introduction to Africana Studies (3 sem. hrs.)

Five of the following, with at least two courses at the 300-level (15 sem. hrs.)

HIST 361 Voices of African-American Women (3 sem. hrs.)
HIST 372 Colonial Encounters (3 sem. hrs.)
HUM 305 Post-Colonial African Literature (3 sem. hrs.)
POLS 268 Comparative Governments and Politics: Cases of Predominantly Black Nations (3 sem. hrs.)
SOC 277 Social Inequality: Class and Ethnicity (3 sem. hrs.)
Independent Study or Internship in an appropriate discipline (3 sem. hrs.)


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