Africana Studies


Director: Dr. Oscar De La Torre Cueva

The Africana Studies Honors Program provides opportunities for exceptional achievement in the Africana Studies major. The goal is to deepen the understanding of self-motivated students in the interdisciplinary field of Africana Studies. 

When can I apply?

Students can apply after they have declared an Africana Studies major and completed at least 6 hours of AFRS courses with at least a “B” in each.

What are the GPA requirements?

You must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.25 in all departmental courses.

What are the curricular requirements?

Students must enroll in either the honors section of AFRS 3290 or the honors section of AFRS 4010, along with completing AFRS 4790. Visit the program website to learn more about the required courses and thesis options. 

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