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Undergraduate Catalog | 2022-2023 
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Africana Studies, B.A.

The Major in Africana Studies leading to a B.A. degree requires the completion of a minimum 30 credit hours in Africana Studies courses.

The major is ideal for students who want to work in a field where background in liberal arts education is desirable such as social and community services, media, teaching, entrepreneurship, business, government service, international organizations, museums and archives, corporate and organization diversity, and not-for-profit agencies.  The major is also relevant for students who are interested in graduate study or professional school.

Admission Requirements

Freshmen and Transfers

  • Minimum GPA:  2.0
  • Declaration of Major:  Change of Major form accepted year-round; orientation/advising session while declaring major.
  • Transferable Credit Hours:  24

Degree Requirements

General Education Courses (37-41 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education Program 

Foreign Language Requirement (0-8 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Foreign Language Requirement 

Restricted Elective Courses (15 credit hours)

Select five of the following:

Unrestricted Elective Courses

As needed to complete the credit hours required for graduation.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours

Grade Requirement

A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required in the 30 credit hours of the Major in Africana Studies.