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2018 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

African Studies Minor

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The minor in African Studies is open to all Morgan students regardless of their majors. The program will be of interest not only to students who envisage careers in fields such as international business, diplomacy, and overseas development, but also to students seeking to enrich their perspective in this age of globalization. In addition to supporting a minor, the African Studies Program offers a wide range of electives and supports numerous educational, cultural, and networking activities in which all Morgan students interested in Africa may participate.

Students minoring in African Studies must complete the following requirements with a grade of C or better:

Required Courses for a Minor in African Studies

  • AFAM 101 - Introduction to African Studies 3 credits.
  • XXX - Foreign Language 6 credits.
  • XXX - Supplementary African St. Courses 9 credits.

(A sequence of two foreign language courses in any traditional African language, such as Arabic, Wolof, Yoruba, or Swahili, or two courses at the intermediate level in French or Spanish)

Choose Three Pre-Approved

Choose three pre-approved African-content courses, relating to at least two disciplines that are not being used to satisfy any other program requirement, from the following:

Total: 18

Note: Any student request to use an African-content course that is not pre-approved to meet a requirement in the African Studies Program will be considered on a case-by-case basis and requires the prior written permission of the Director.

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