Undergraduate Course Catalog

African Studies

The African studies minor offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Africa through history, politics, anthropology, philosophy, music, economics, and geography. It enables students to acquire a broad view of the cultural richness and history of this most ancient of continents and affords an in-depth understanding of the issues and challenges Africa has endured and continues to face at the beginning of the twenty-first century. 
    For more information, call the Department of History at 765-285-8700.


MINOR IN AFRICAN STUDIES, 17-18 hours

PREFIX NO    SHORT TITLE

CR HRS

9-18 hours from  

AFR
GEOG
HIST


PHIL

499
352
372
441
484
310

Sen Thesis (3) 
Africa (3)
Modrn Africa (3)
Comp Slave (3)
Southern Afr (3)
African Phil (3)






9-18 hrs 
0-9 hours from
ANTH
ECON

POLS
ENG
FR



GEOG

MUHIS
NREM


311
279
or
281
498
200-
300-
400-
400
150
470
439
205
307
357
Ethnicity (3)
Prob Em Nats (3)

Prob Em Nats (3)
Post-Col Std (3)
Level French (3-6)


Study Abroad (3–9)
Global Geog (3)
World Pol Ge (3)
Jazz Hist 1 (2)
Intl NR Cons (3)
Envl Mgt Dev (3)
Intl Com Dev (3)















0-9


17-18 hrs

NREM 402 is offered for 3-6 credit hours only towards the African studies minor. Since special topics courses will apply toward the African studies minor only when they focus on Africa, students must receive the approval of the African studies director to receive credit for each of the following topics courses: ANTH 450; HIST 198, 469, 494; HONRS 189; NREM 402; POLS 405; FL 205; FR 101.
 
AFRICAN STUDIES (AFR)

499 African Studies Senior Thesis. (3)
The formulation or writing of a research-oriented thesis/project working with a faculty advisor or the director of African studies. Students will produce a research paper or project on an African theme or topic of their choice. 
    Prerequisite: fourteen (14) hours completed or in progress from African Studies minor; permission of the department chairperson. 
    Open only to students minoring in African studies.