Africana Studies Minor

Students interested in pursuing the Minor in Africana Studies should consult the Advising Support Center of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Africana Studies program currently includes courses offered by the departments of Economics, English, French, History, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Music, Theatre and Film, Philosophy, Political Science and Religious Studies. Courses taken to satisfy requirements of this program may also serve to satisfy GEP or major requirements, including Integrative Learning courses where appropriate. 

Participants choose a minimum of six courses from those listed below (both course numbers and course titles must match the ones listed below) with no more than three from any one department. Substitutions may be approved upon written application to the director. Students who successfully complete the program requirements earn a Minor in Africana Studies.

ENG 150First Year Seminar (Protest & Civil Action: The Civil Rights Movement)3
ENG 205Cultural Diversity3
ENG 317Literature of South Africa3
ENG 320Contexts of Faith in Modrn Lit3
ENG 328African American Literature3
ENG 329Black Women Writers3
ENG 429The Civil Rights Movement3
ENG 482Literature & Culture3
ENG 620Special Topics in Lit/Culture3
FRE 461Caribbean Francophone Liter3
HIS 343African Ethnicities3
HIS 379Black History Since Civil War3
HIS 477Seminar in African History3
HIS 484Readings in African History3
LTT 361French-Carib. Lit [in English]3
MTF 294Non-Western World Cinemas3
PHL 150First Year Seminar3
PHL 302Philosophy of Race3
PHL 304African Philosophy3
POL 337Contemp Cuban Pol & Society3
POL 320Injustice & the Law3
POL 324Race & Ethnic Politics in U.S.3
REL 271African & Caribbean Religions3
REL 327Religion & Race in Phila3
SOC 205Ethnic & Minority Relations3
SOC 253Race and Social Justice3
SOC 355Race, Crime & CJ3
SOC 355Race, Crime & CJ3
SOC 363Race Relations in Philadelphia3