Africana Studies, Minor

Africana studies is an interdisciplinary field of study devoted to the critical and systematic examination of the cultural, political, social, economic, and historical experiences of African-descended people from across the globe. Students also have the option to focus on African or African-American studies.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Required Courses

Foundational
AFAM 1101Introduction to African-American Studies4
Humanities
Complete one of the following:4
The African-American Experience through Music
Black Popular Culture: Music, Movies, and More
John Coltrane and Black America’s Quest for Freedom
Early African-American Literature
American Women Writers and Race
Social Sciences
Complete one of the following:4
Gender, Race, and Medicine
Race and Ethnic Relations
Black Community and Social Change
Public Policy and Black America
Religion and Spirituality in the African Diaspora
Epidemiology of Pandemic Diseases and Health Disparities in the African Diaspora

Electives

Complete one AFAM or AFRS course at the 2000 level or above, not already taken.
Complete one AFAM or AFRS course at the 3000 level or above, not already taken.
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GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor