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Minor in Africana Studies

Minor in Africana Studies

The Africana Studies minor has the following requirements:

  • AST-101, AST-102, or AST-240
  • AST-355 or AST-300
  • Three additional courses at the 200 or 300 level.

Simmons has had a major in Africana studies for more than 20 years. The department also offers a major with a specialization in Africana women's studies and a minor in AST.

The department prepares students for the labor market and continued professional and graduate training by providing a solid knowledge foundation of critical, analytical, and technological skills.

Pre-graduation internships are available for all interested students. Study abroad and modern language skills are highly recommended. Students interested in dual-degree programs or self-designed majors should consult with department faculty to design an individualized program.