Sep 19, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Africana Studies Minor


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The minor in Africana Studies includes courses that explore the experience of peoples of African descent in both Africa and the diaspora. The minor will expose students to scholarship from historical, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives on race, racism, colonialism and contemporary issues relevant to the African population and members of the African diaspora. The courses also explore the diverse cultural and social practices that form the unique identities among the different African populations and members of the African diaspora in the Americas and around the globe. The courses included in this minor come from different programs and departments within HSH.

Students are required to take 15 hours to complete the Africana studies minor as indicated below. Students for this minor must at least earn “C” or better for all minor courses. Students must take coursework in at least two different disciplines (indicated by four-letter rubrics) from among the HSH offerings below.

Additional Information


  • ANTH 3358 , when the topic is Islam in Africa
  • ANTH 4301 , when the topic is African Diaspora in the Caribbean, Latin America, or Public Culture
  • CRIM 4391 , when the topic is The Black Male
  • HIST 4315 , when the topic is Civil Rights Movement
  • HIST 4325 , when the topic is The Middle East: From Colonial to Post-colonial Times
  • HUMN 3375 , when the topic is Freedom
  • LITR 4338 , when the topic is African American women writers

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