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University of Pittsburgh    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Jun 22, 2024
 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Africana Studies Minor


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*The Africana Studies minor currently requires 15 credits, including 1 core course (AFRCNA 0031 - INTRODUCTION TO AFRICANA STUDIES ) and two lower-level and two upper-level courses in Africana Studies. Students choose 1 of 2 possible tracks:

African Culture and Society

African-American and African Diaspora Culture and Society

Students can choose their electives for the minor from the following list of courses in Africana Studies.  Any courses cross-listed with the Department of Africana Studies can be used as electives for the minor. Any courses from outside of the Department of Africana Studies that are not cross-listed will have to be approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies before they can be used as electives for the minor.  New courses in Africana Studies not currently listed can be approved by the voting faculty of the Department of Africana Studies to serve as electives for the minor.

*On 9/15/2021 the following information was approved to be updated in the published catalog. In an effort to provide accurate information the update was made on 9/15/2021.

African Culture and Society


The minor on African Culture and Society allows students to obtain an extensive knowledge and contextual understanding into history,  politics, culture, and contemporary life and realites exisitng in Africa.

African-American and African Diaspora Culture and Society


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