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Africana Studies Minor

Africana Studies Minor

Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary academic field that focuses on the history, experiences, and culture of people of African descent. Africana scholars study the African continent as well as the African Diaspora.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Africana Studies Requirements (6 Hours)

 Electives (12 hours) 

What You'll Study 

Students explore historical and contemporary African-centered perspectives in History, Political Science and Public Policy, Education, English, Psychology, Religion, Gender, and more.

The knowledge and skills learned are of use in a wide range of settings: business, government, community development, nonprofit organizations, law, medicine, and education.  It is excellent preparation for graduate school in Africana studies, political science, sociology, anthropology, history, and social work.

 

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If you have questions about pursuing an Africana studies minor, please contact:

Brandy Faulkner

bfaulkne@vt.edu