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Africana Studies Minor

What is a Minor in Africana Studies?

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.


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.

18 hrs
Total Credit Hours


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