Africana Studies Program

Africana Studies Program

IAS Africana Studies Program

Department Information: 

237 HRCB



Advisement Center: 

273 HRCB




The Discipline

The Africana Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program focused on the study of Africa and its diaspora throughout the world, primarily through the humanities and social sciences. With its various courses on history, geography, culture, literature, and politics, the program deepens your understanding of countries and cultures of increasing importance in global politics and world economy. It is an excellent minor for students interested in medicine, law, business, education, humanities, economics, or working with government agencies, NGOs, or international organizations. It can prepare you for many careers.