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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

African Studies Minor

Director: Moses K. Tesi, Department of Political Science

The 18-hour interdisciplinary minor in African Studies offers students the opportunity for systematic and comprehensive study of African arts, cultures, economies, geography, history, literature, politics, and religions. It seeks to provide or enhance skills valuable in areas such as business, government, world affairs, media, education, and ecology. It will also offer students who are interested in pursuing further studies with the foundational tools necessary for graduate work in preparation for careers in university teaching, research, and international public policy. In this age of globalization, the minor in African Studies offers students the knowledge needed to better understand and relate to a part of the world that has contributed and continues to contribute much to world culture and civilization.

Required Courses (9 hours)

Two of the following (6 hours):

Electives (9 hours)

Students must distribute coursework across three or more disciplines. A student may take no more than six (6) hours toward the minor in a single department. (Study Abroad programs or Special Topics courses dealing with Africa will not count toward this limit but will not exceed three (3) additional hours in a single discipline.) Students will take their remaining classes from among the following: