Africana Studies Minor Requirements

2015 - 2016 Catalog

Africana Studies Minor

A minor in Africana studies requires completion of 21 credits. In meeting the requirements of this interdisciplinary minor, a student must use at least nine (9) credits not also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor.

1. AFCA 130: Introduction to Africana Studies

2. Africa-focused course. One course chosen from among HIST 273, 376, 377; POL 215, 249; and, when appropriate, AFCA 295, ECON 288, 295; FREN 280; HIST 269; POL 288

3. African Diaspora-focused course. One course chosen from among ECON 232; ENGL 366; HIST 259, 260; MUS 221; POL 250; 350, 360; SOAN 228; and, when appropriate, AFCA 295, FREN 344

4. Three additional courses from categories 2 and 3 above and the following courses: ECON 233; ENGL 350; HIST 131, 366; LACS 257; LIT 259; PHIL 242; PSYC 269; and, when appropriate, ECON 280; FREN 397; LIT 295

5. Capstone Experience: AFCA 403 or a relevant individual project, senior thesis, or honors thesis approved in advance by the Africana Studies program committee and supervised by a member of the program faculty, typically taken after completion of other minor requirements.

  1. Required:
  2. Africa-focused course. Take one course from among the following:
  3. African Diaspora-focused course. Take one course chosen from among:
  4. Three additional courses from categories 2 and 3 above and the following courses:
  5. Capstone Experience:
  6. AFCA 403 or a relevant individual project, senior thesis, or honors thesis approved in advance by the Africana Studies program committee and supervised by a member of the program faculty, typically taken after completion of other minor requirements.