Minor in African and African American Studies
The minor in African and African American Studies is intended to supplement the student’s academic major with a scholarly understanding of African diasporic history, social and political life, economics, culture, and art. This minor program also addresses issues and topics pertaining to the physical and psychological health of the African diaspora. The program seeks to provide students with clear, culturally based knowledge about African diasporic communities throughout the world. This includes not only the African continent, but the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe, and even Asia. The program is interdisciplinary and fits within the framework of a liberal-arts education.
Requirements for the Minor
The minor in African and African American Studies requires a minimum of five (5) course credits, as follows:
Required Core Courses
AFR 222 and AFR 260 (also HIS)
Required Distribution Courses
Three (3) additional course credits chosen from the AFR course offerings (which include cross-listings), or courses outside of the AFR program that have been approved for credit by the Program Coordinator African and African American Studies program.
Additional Considerations for the Minor
All students in this minor will have the Program Coordinator of African and African American Studies as their advisor.
Notice and Disclaimer
This online publication is the official text of the Berea College Catalog & Student Handbook. Berea College reserves the right to amend, revise, or modify content within this publication at any time.Posted: 8-8-2012
Updated by Wanda Burch