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African-American Studies


College: College of Liberal Arts & Communication

Department: History


Students will gain an understanding of the African American experience from ancient Africa to present-day America. Africana Studies can benefit graduates planning careers in professions where multicultural public contact is extensive, such as education, counseling, social services, medicine, government and many other fields that require a diverse understanding. Students considering this minor should contact the director of Africana Studies.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in African-American Studies.