Requirements and Courses

 

A minor in Africana Studiese requires 18 hours of coursework. 

Course Catalog information and full descriptions of courses can be found here.

 

This includes a 6-hour core consisting of at least one course in Minority Studies and one course from African Studies:

Minority Studies - One course

CRMJ 3170 - Minorities and Criminal Justice

PSPS 3320 - Civil Liberties

PSY 2420 - Psychology of Black Experience

SOC 3050 - Minorities in American Life

SOC 3450 - Social Inequality

 

African Studies - One course

ENGL 3560 - African Literature

HIST 2610 - History of Sub-Saharan Africa to c. 1800

HIST 2620 - History of Sub-Saharan Africa since 1800

 

The remaining 12 hours may be taken from any of the above courses, or from the following:

COMM 3240 - Race, Gender and the Media

ENGL 2520 - African-American Literature

ENGL 3230 - African-American Slave Narrative Tradition

HIST 2850 - Colonial Latin America

HIST 2860 - Latin America from Independence to the Present

MUS 3170 - Survey of Jazz

MUS 3200 - African American Music: An Introduction