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Minor in Africana Studies

Expand Your Knowledge of Africa’s Past, Present and Future

The minor in Africana Studies at the University of Houston-Clear Lake includes courses that explore the experience of peoples of African descent both in Africa and the diaspora. These classes also explore the diverse cultural and social practices that form the unique identities among the different African and African diaspora populations in the Americas and around the globe.

Strengthen Your Scholarly Skills

This course of study encompasses several different programs and departments within the College of Human Sciences and Humanities. You will discuss topics related to historical, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives on race, racism, colonialism and contemporary issues relevant to African and African diaspora populations. For more information, please contact Dr. Dawit Woldu.

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Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 

Africana Studies Minor

Students wishing to declare the Minor in Social Work must meet with an Academic Advisor in the HSH Advising Office to complete the necessary paperwork and to have the Minor added to their degree plan.


University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL

Minor in Africana Studies Faculty

Dawit Woldu
Dawitt Woldu

Dawit Woldu

Associate Professor of Anthropology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3364
Office: SSCB 2109.12

Dawit Woldu Faculty Bio