Minor in African Studies
African Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Africa, as well as the African diaspora. Students take 6 credits of core courses (AFST 250 and one of AFST 350, 351 or 352) and select an additional 18 credits from courses with African content in a wide range of disciplines such as History, Literature, Music, Anthropology, Economics, Linguistics, Political Science, Sociology, Social Justice, Environmental Systems, and Land and Food Systems. A list of approved courses available for credit towards the minor (which changes annually), as well as further information on core courses and instructors, can be found on the African Studies website.
Students must take 6 credits of 100- and/or 200-level courses, including:
- 3 credits of AFST 250
- 3 credits from the Lower-level Approved Course List
Students must take 18 credits of 300- and/or 400-level courses, including:
- 3 credits of AFST 350, 351 or 352
- 15 credits from the Upper-level Approved Course List