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Undergraduate Minor Requirements

Students must successfully complete 15 credit hours with a grade of C or better, including:

  • 6 hours of upper division (300-400) level courses
  • Select 2 of the following courses: AFST 201 (Introduction to Africana Studies), or AFST 302 (Gateway Course to Africana Studies), or AFST 481 (Senior Seminar)
  • Select 1 of the following courses: AFST 200-499, or POLS 320, or SOCI 319/SPMT 319

To declare a minor in Africana Studies a student will need to contact Dr. Alain Lawo-Sukam ( and must setup an appointment with the Africana Studies Advisor in the Undergraduate Programs Office. The student may set up an appointment by going to  When selecting a location, please use LA-Undergraduate Programs Office (COKE Building) and for the appointment type, select LA-General Advising.  You can include details about your minor interest area in the comments when scheduling.  If you experience any difficulty, please call 979.845.5143 to schedule an appointment.