African Studies - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Pan-African Studies
Oscar Ritchie Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2300
dpas@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/pas


Description

The African Studies minor provides a broad familiarity with African history, culture and contemporary problems. Study in this program may be coordinated with relevant language study through Pan-African Studies.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
Minor Electives, choose from the following:18
RELIGION: A SEARCH FOR A MEANING
KINSHIP AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION (DIVG)
ELEMENTARY ARABIC I
ELEMENTARY ARABIC II
ART OF AFRICA, OCEANIA AND THE AMERICAS (DIVG) (KFA)
ART OF WEST AFRICA (DIVG)
ART OF NIGERIA (DIVG)
ART OF CENTRAL AFRICA (DIVG)
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
POPULATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT
GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA (DIVG)
CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES
GEOGRAPHY OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY (WIC)
HISTORY OF AFRICAN CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF AFRICA, 1880-PRESENT
FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND CULTURE STUDIES
AFRICAN MUSIC AND CULTURES
ELEMENTARY KISWAHILI I
ELEMENTARY KISWAHILI II
INTRODUCTION TO WEST AFRICAN CULTURES
INTRODUCTION TO THE AFRICAN ARTS
EAST AFRICAN-KISWAHILI CULTURES
AFRICAN LITERATURES (DIVG)
ANCIENT AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS
INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN WORLD VIEW (DIVG)
ISLAMIC WEST AFRICA
AFRICAN SOCIAL AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS
THE MODEL AFRICAN UNION (ELR)
PAN-AFRICAN WOMEN'S LITERATURE (DIVG)
SPECIAL TOPICS IN AFRICAN DIASPORA STUDIES
SPECIAL TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY AFRICA
AFRICAN POLITICS (DIVG)
NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
POLITICS OF WAR
HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE (DIVG)
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).