The minor in Africana Studies requires the completion of 6 courses (or 18 credit hours) in the following:

  • AFR 100/HIS 105 Introduction to Africana Studies

4 elective courses (or 12 credit hours) from the list of approved courses focusing on thematic or historical issues of the African Diaspora.   Courses not listed with a significant emphasis on Africana issues may be approved at the discretion of the program coordinator.

A research project integrating Africana Studies into career goals through one of three options:

  • AFR 493/HIS 493 Practicum in Africana Studies
  • Through a co-op, independent study, or internship overseen by the department of the student's major and approved by the program coordinator.
  • Through participation in an study abroad program approved by the program coordinator
  • Through a senior thesis or capstone project approved by the Africana Studies minor program coordinator.