CAS Is Offering An Undergraduate Minor In Africana Studies Fall Semester 2012

Click image for larger viewAn interdisciplinary undergraduate minor in Africana Studies is being offered in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), beginning with the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.  The program will be administered by the Department of Sociology.      

Africana Studies is the study of people of African descent throughout the African diaspora.  The curriculum for the minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits hours of coursework.  There are three core courses and three required electives.  The core courses are The Sociology of the Black Community (SOCI 370), An Introduction to Africa (HIST 270), and African American History (HIST 210).  The three required electives must be selected from specified courses in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, the Humanities, and the Arts, respectively.  Students must attain a grade of C or above in each of the core and elective courses.  For more information, please see the attachment:  Africana Studies Flyer

For further information, please contact Dr. Jerry N. Woods, Department of Sociology, at or at (910) 672-2220).  You may also contact the Department of Sociology at (910) 672-1122 or log on to the Department website at

Thank you,

Dr. Jerry N. Woods
Department of Sociology
(910) 672-2220