The Minor in African Studies

Course Requirements for the Minor: 22 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

Courses marked with an asterisk (*) may be applied toward General Education.

1 course required:

AFRI 300 African Studies: Contemporary Social Problems and Prospects 3.0 FS * GC

1 course selected from:

AFAM 100 Introduction to African Studies 3.0 FS * GC

This course is also offered as AFRI 100.

AFRI 100 Introduction to African Studies 3.0 FS * GC

This course is also offered as AFAM 100.

10-16 units selected from:

AFRI 399 Special Problems 1.0 -3.0 FS
ANTH 376 African Cultures 3.0 Inq
ANTH 411 Human Origins 3.0 Inq
Prerequisites: ANTH 111, ANTH 300, or ANTH 301.
ARTH 476 African Art 3.0 Inq
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
HIST 370 African History Before 1800 3.0 FA * GC
HIST 371 African History After 1800 3.0 SP * GC
HIST 372 History of South Africa 3.0 Inq GC
HIST 470 History of East and Central Africa 3.0 Inq
HIST 471 History of West Africa 3.0 Inq
POLS 415B Comparative Government: Africa 3.0 FA
POLS 446B International Relations of Africa 3.0 SP

If you select fewer than 16 units from the above, select additional units from the following to bring your total to 16.

0-6 units selected from:

ABUS 390 World Food and Hunger Issues 3.0 FS * GC
AFAM 231 African American History 3.0 FS * USD

This course is also offered as HIST 231.

ANTH 116 Power and Scarcity: The Anthropology of Change 3.0 FS * GC
ANTH 140 Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion 3.0 FS * GC
ANTH 437 International Development and Globalization 3.0 S2
ANTH 441 Economic Anthropology: Gifts and Goods 3.0 Inq
ANTH 444 Material Culture Studies 3.0 Inq
HIST 231 African American History 3.0 FS * USD

This course is also offered as AFAM 231.

MCGS 498 Special Topics in Multicultural and Gender Studies 1.0 -3.0 FS

When course content deals with African topics.

ECON 375 The Developing Countries 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ECON 103.
HCSV 323 International Health 3.0 Inq
HIST 425 The British Empire 3.0 Inq
POLS 302 Politics of Third World Nations 3.0 FS * GC
POLS 413 Politics of Developing Nations 3.0 SP
SOCI 354 Ethnicity and Nationalism 3.0 Inq * GC