Africana Studies
Kauke Hall
400 E. University Street
Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 330-263-2129
Fax: 330-263-2340
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Major/Minor

Major

A major in Africana Studies provides students with an Africa-centered perspective on the societies, history, politics, and culture of African descended people, with a special focus on the United States.

  • Africana Studies 100: Introduction to Africana Studies;
  • Four 200-level courses chosen from Africana Studies 200, 212, 213 (“W”), 231, 240, 242, 244, 245, 246, or 247;
  • One 300-level course chosen from Africana Studies 300, 301, or 302;
  • Three semesters of Independent Study: Africana Studies 401, 451, and 452;
  • Three electives taken from Africana Studies/or crosslisted interdepartmental courses.

Minor

A minor in Africana Studies consists of six courses:

  • Africana Studies 100: Introduction to Africana Studies
  • Three 200-level courses chosen from Africana Studies 200, 212, 213 (“W”), 231, 240, 242, 244, 245, 246, or 247
  • One 300-level course chosen from Africana Studies 300, 301, or 302
  • One elective taken from Africana Studies/or cross-listed interdepartmental course