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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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