African Studies Minor

Minor Requirements (18 Hours)

Additional Courses (9 Hours)

Course Title Credits
Select two courses from the following:6
International Development Economics
Francophone Literatures and Cultures
Source Materials for Geographic Instruction
Africa to 1800
Africa since 1800
Comparative Politics of Developing Countries
Nationalism and Ethnicity in World Politics
Elementary Swahili
Basic Proficiency in Swahili
Select one course from the following:3
Elementary Arabic
Basic Proficiency in Arabic
Intermediate Arabic
Intermediate Arabic
Selected Topics
International Development Economics
Francophone Literatures and Cultures
International Development and the Environment
Introduction to the Civilization of the Islamic Middle East
North Africa from Colonialism to Revolution: 1830-1962
The Contemporary Middle East and North Africa
Introduction to the Civilization of the Islamic Middle East
North Africa from Colonialism to Revolution: 1830-1962
The Contemporary Middle East and North Africa
Africa to 1800
Africa since 1800
Islamic Institutions and Traditions
Comparative Politics of Developing Countries
Nationalism and Ethnicity in World Politics
Economic Aspects of International Politics
Islamic Institutions and Traditions
Elementary Swahili
Basic Proficiency in Swahili
Total Credit Hours9

Core Courses (6 Hours)

Course Title Credits
Select two courses from the following:6
Introduction to African History
Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa
Cultures of Africa
Total Credit Hours6

Courses on North Africa and the Middle East (3-6 Hours)

Course Title Credits
Select two or three courses from the following:3-6
Elementary Arabic
Basic Proficiency in Arabic
Intermediate Arabic
Intermediate Arabic
Selected Topics
Introduction to the Civilization of the Islamic Middle East
North Africa from Colonialism to Revolution: 1830-1962
The Contemporary Middle East and North Africa
Islamic Institutions and Traditions
Islamic Institutions and Traditions
Total Credit Hours3-6

 Note: In addition, a student may petition the African Studies Program to apply special topic or independent study courses with substantial African content towards the minor.