African Studies Minor

Department of Pan-African Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
Oscar Ritchie Hall
Phone: 330-672-2300
Fax: 330-672-4837
Web: http://www.kent.edu/cas/pas

The African studies program is designed to provide 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. The African studies program requires successful completion of a minimum of 18 semester hours of coursework selected from the list given below; coursework must be completed in at least three academic disciplines.

AFRICAN STUDIES MINOR REQUIREMENTS  (18 credits):
Course Title Credits
Choose from the following courses:  18
ANTH 38240 Culture and Personality (3)  
38250 Religion: A Search for Meaning (3)  
48410 Prehistory: Eurasia and Africa (3)  
48230 Socio-Cultural Change (3)  
ARTH 42025 Art of West Africa (3)  
42026  Art of Nigeria (3)  
42027 Art of Central Africa (3)  
ECON 32075 Introduction to International Trade (3)  
42075 International Economic Relations (3)  
42076 Economic Development (3)  
GEOG 37040 Geography of African (3)  
HIST 31130 History of African Civilization (3)  
41131 History of Africa to 1880 (3)  
41132 History of Africa, 1880 - Present (3)  
41135 History of West Africa (3)  
MUS 42111 African Music and Culture (3)  
PAS  10101 Elementary Kiswahili I (4)  
10102 Elementary Kiswahili II (4)  
13201 Elementary Yoruba I (4)  
13202 Elementary Yoruba II (4)  
22200 Introduction to African Arts (3)  
23201 Intermediate Yoruba I (3)  
23202 Intermediate Yoruba II (3)  
42095 Special Topics in the Literature of Pan-Africa (3)   
POL 30540 African Politics (3)  
TOTAL 18

Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required for graduation.

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