Minor in African Studies

Open up your worldview.

Map of Africa

Come minor in African Studies where you will benefit from courses about the diverse cultures, geography, literature, politics and economics of the African continent. You will also develop in-depth knowledge of African countries, both historically and in the modern age.

An African Studies minor pairs well with majors in:

  • Anthropology
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies

Whatever your interest, African Studies generates cross-disciplinary and trans-cultural dialogues that prepare you for work in any field. You'll build skills in communication and creative research - essential to every profession. 

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I am grateful to have found the African Studies program. I was able to easily incorporate it into my political science major… the African Studies professors offer a unique perspective.

Emily Correale ’08