The Africana Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that offers courses in a wide range of subject areas such as African American studies, Africana history, film, fine arts, Latin American studies, literature, political science, psychology, sociology and anthropology. Eighteen credit hours are required to complete the minor and a variety of topics are offered so students can customize their educational experience to their interests.
Africana Studies presents a unique opportunity for students to explore the rich complexity and diversity of society. It provides a forum for students to understand the significant contributions that black individuals have made to world civilization and the American experiment.
Additionally, Africana Studies is dedicated to developing expertise and knowledge of the black experience in the African Diaspora. The program’s interdisciplinary approach emphasizes the artistic and intellectual traditions of the black experience.