Director: Moses K. Tesi, Department of Political Science and International Relations
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.
Students have an opportunity to choose a global track which requires them to participate in an approved study abroad experience for 3 to 12 credit hours. Please see program director for more information.