African Studies Minor

Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies

http://aaad.unc.edu

109 Battle Hall, CB# 3395

(919) 966-5496

Eunice Sahle, Chair

Kenneth Janken, Director of Undergraduate Studies

krjanken@email.unc.edu

The curriculum of the Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies emphasizes the histories, cultures, cultural linkages, and contemporary sociopolitical and economic realities of Africa and the African diasporas in the context of a globalizing world.

Department Programs

Major

Minors

Requirements

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least nine hours of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

The undergraduate minor in African studies consists of 15 hours. 

Core Requirements
AAAD 101Introduction to Africa3
Four additional courses chosen from the following list:12
AAAD courses at or above the 100 level whose last two digits are from 00 to 29
African studies courses whose last two digits are from 85 to 99
Intermediate Lingala IV
Intermediate Kiswahili IV
Advanced Kiswahili V
Advanced Plus Kiswahili VI
Intermediate Wolof IV
Total Hours15

African, African American, and Diaspora Studies (AAAD) course descriptions.

See program page here for special opportunities.