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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

African Studies
Hours: 15 credits

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

A minor in African Studies can be taken in conjunction with a department or interdisciplinary major leading to the bachelor’s degree in the colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Agricultural and Life Sciences, Education, Fine Arts, Journalism and Communications, and Business Administration. The faculty is composed of more than 100 members campuswide who teach courses with African content.

The minor provides a solid foundation for careers in teaching, research and other professional work for which knowledge of Africa is essential.

Select from one of these tracks (15 credits)

  • African Languages and Literatures
  • African Visual and Performing Arts
  • African Humanities and Social Sciences
  • African Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources

Overseas Studies

The center offers a semester or academic-year program at both the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and the University of Botswana.

Please consult the Center for African Studies or the undergraduate coordinator, 427 Grinter Hall, 352-392-2183, for complete information.