MINOR HAD MAJOR IMPACT — Miles Henderson, an International Studies and Asian Studies double major with a minor in Pan-African Studies, established a website called TrueCultureUniversity.com, a platform for essays by college students on issues related
to African heritage and identity. “The minor in Pan-African Studies gave me a new understanding of myself while it grounded my interest in the African continent,” said Miles.
The minor in Pan-African Studies can be an essential part of your education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. There is an increasing need to understand the perspectives of African-descended peoples in the U.S. and abroad. As the African continent
expands its role on the world stage, knowledge of its significance and influence will enhance your employment aspirations.
The interdisciplinary emphasis of this minor sheds light on the people and cultures of African descent all over the world. With the flexibility in our curriculum requirements, you can build a course list that fits your career plans or interests. The minor
in Pan-African Studies requires 18 credits (six courses, each three credits). There is one required course, PNAF 131, Introduction to Pan-African Studies.
In addition to the one required course:
With the program coordinator’s approval, the following can also count toward the minor:
Program course catalog
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