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African Studies Minor

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (AFRST)

The minor in African Studies is designed for students interested in exploring the political, historical, socioeconomic, and cultural aspects of Africa. The minor provides students with the opportunity to examine both the totality of Africa and/or specific geographical and cultural regions from several disciplinary perspectives.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


AFR 110 GS;IL(3), AFR 191 GH;IL(3), AFR 192 GH;IL(3) (Sem: 1-2)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (9 credits, 6 of which must be AFR courses at the 400 level)
AFR 105 GN;IL(3), AFR/WMNST 202 GS;IL(3), AFR 209 GS;IL(3), AFR 403(3), AFR 405(3), CMLIT 3(3), HIST 415(3) (Sem: 1-4)
AFR/PLSC 434(3), AFR 440 US;IL(3), AFR 443 IL(3), AFR/PLSC 454 IL(3), AFR/PLSC 459(3), AFR/PLSC 464(3), AFR 495(3), AFR 496(3), AFR 499 IL(3), CMLIT 422 IL(3), CMLIT 423 IL(3), ECON 413W(3), ECON 475W(3), FR 458 IL(3), GEOG 429 US;IL(3), GEOG 444(3), PLSC 481(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2012

Blue Sheet Item #: 41-04-062

Review Date: 01/15/2013



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