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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 University 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 276, 277, 378; POL 215, 249; and, when appropriate, AFCA 295, ECON 288, 295; FREN 280; HIST 180, 269; POL 288

3. African Diaspora-focused course. One course chosen from among ENGL 366; HIST 236, 259, 260; MUS 221; POL 250; 360; SOAN 228; and, when appropriate, AFCA 295, FREN 344, HIST 180, 269

4. Three additional courses from categories 2 and 3 above and the following courses: ENGL 350; HIST 131, 279, 366; LACS 257; LIT 259; PHIL 242, 243 (POV 243); 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.

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.