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What You Will Gain

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The multidisciplinary minor in Pan-African Studies helps students enrich their cross-cultural studies by heightening their awareness of and sensitivity to cultural diversity and expanding their knowledge of contributions by persons of African heritage.

It is a valuable asset in the increasingly diverse society and is attractive to employers and graduate schools alike.

The Pan-African Studies minor gives you the following:

  • A chance to enrich your vision of the world by experiencing a multidisciplinary program
  • An innovative linking of studies in history, English, economics, religious studies, sociology, anthropology, geography, and other fields
  • A challenging program to expand your career opportunities
  • A way to explore yourself through contact with incredibly rich and diverse cultures
  • An opportunity to study abroad and take part in exchange programs
  • The minor helps to prepare you for the increasingly diverse workplace and for opportunities in many professional fields, including education, administration, management, business, government, international relations, politics, law, communications, and social services.
  • Pan-African Studies
  • Sutton Hall, Room 465
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2325
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.