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Africana Studies Program  

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The Africana Studies program at the University of North Carolina Asheville offers an interdisciplinary curriculum leading to a Minor in Africana Studies.  The Africana Studies curriculum is designed to give students an understanding and appreciation of the complexities of Africana people from both a historical and contemporary perspective.  The curriculum will provide students with an interdisciplinary foundation to the broad issues affecting Africans and peoples of African descent with the aim of providing a grounded knowledge and appreciation of their experiences.

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The Africana Studies program is designed to complement the liberal arts mission of UNC Asheville.  Students pursuing a Minor in Africana Studies will gain twenty-first century skills including critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.

The focus areas of the program include Africa, African America, and the African Caribbean.

Contact Information

320 Owen Hall, CPO 1820
Office: 828.350.4564
Fax: 828.350.4566
Email: aboaten@unca.edu