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African Studies

africa 2014 African studies is one of the regional specializations offered within the international studies major program.  The specialization seeks to offer students a degree in the languages, history, politics, and cultures of Africa. This interdisciplinary degree will provide students the chance to study the languages of French, and Arabic as well as the history, politics, and economics of Africa. Students are required to study abroad for at minimum one semester, though they are not required to study abroad in Africa.


Major Requirements

Major Core 

1- International Studies 200 (INT 200)

2- Foreign Languages: 2 course units at 200 level or above

Languages:French, Arabic

1- ECO 102: Principles of Macroeconomics

1- INT 498: Senior Seminar in International Studies

Minimum one semester study abroad experience

African Studies 


HIS 352/AAS 208: Colonial and Modern Africa

1-Humanities Option

1- Political Science

POL 250: Politics of Developing Countries
POL 352: Comparative Political Economy of Development

1- Social Sciences Option

1- Business Option

2- African Studies Electives