2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Africana Studies Minor

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College of Arts and Humanities
Department of History, Colbourn Hall, Room: 551


Dr. Peter Larson, Peter.Larson@ucf.edu, 407-823-6466​
Sira Ambrosecchia, Sira@ucf.edu, 407-823-3258 ​

The College of Arts and Humanities offers a minor in Africana Studies, which gives students the opportunity to explore the African Diaspora experience from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It is dedicated to developing knowledge and expertise of the Africana Diaspora, including Africa, North America, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and beyond. The minor incorporates courses from many different disciplines including Music, Fine Arts, History, English, Foreign Languages, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Film, Theatre and the Sciences.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • None

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Restricted Electives (6 Credit Hours)

  • Select two courses from one of the following areas of specialization.
  • A list of approved restricted elective courses is found in the myKnight audit.
  • Additional courses may be used only with the prior permission of the Program Director

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor.
  • Grades below “C” (2.0) in lower level courses are not accepted.
  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship, Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the minor without the approval of the program coordinator.
  • All minors are required to attend an orientation session at beginning of the first semester after the minor is declared.
  • Complete an exit survey and audit check in the graduating semester.

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