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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

African Studies Minor

The African Studies minor is designed to provide students with knowledge of and appreciation for African History, society and natural environment. The African Studies minor will provide students the opportunity to understand and experience this diverse region through courses that offer knowledge, the necessary language skills and first hand experience in various parts of Africa. The minor will have a special focus on African agriculture, health, environment from various perspectives.

Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the minor. A minimum of 21 credit hours of designated course work with a grade of C or above for fall courses is needed to complete the minor.

Required courses:

Study Abroad program or equivalent:

African Study Abroad (AFRI 400 ) will provide students the opportunity to apply their knowledge of an African language and to learn first hand various African societies, cultures, farming systems, environment, health and other issues related to their host country.

This course will be taught by various faculty affiliates in the African Studies Center and will involve African collaborators in the host countries who will offer lectures and coordinate site visits.

Other African experiences can be taken into account for credit with approval from their African Studies advisor. The course will be coordinated in collaboration with the Study Abroad program at K-State.

Recommended course for the Minor:

Recommended Electives for GE-College of Human Ecology

Total credit hours: (minimum of 21)