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Minor in African and African Diasporic Languages

The African & African Diasporic Languages minor is offered through the Department of African & African-American Studies. It is an excellent cultural studies companion to all of the professional degrees on campus, as well as other College programs. The minor allows advanced study in one of the following languages: ArabicHaitian-CreoleKiswahili and Wolof. Some advanced language study may be eligible for Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships. Additional information on each language can be found by clicking the appropriate link above.

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Prerequisite Knowledge

Course List
Code Title Hours
In order to start the minor courses, students must complete one of the following sequences:  
Elementary Arabic I
and Elementary Arabic II
Elementary Haitian I
and Elementary Haitian II
Elementary KiSwahili I
and Elementary KiSwahili II
Elementary Wolof I
and Elementary Wolof II

Requirements for the Minor

Course List
Code Title Hours
Complete one of the following language sequences:  
Intermediate Language I 3
Intermediate Arabic I  
Intermediate Haitian I  
Intermediate KiSwahili I  
Intermediate Wolof I  
Intermediate Language II 3
Intermediate Arabic II  
Intermediate Haitian II  
Intermediate KiSwahili II  
Intermediate Wolof II  
Advanced Language I 3
Advanced Arabic I  
Advanced Haitian I  
Advanced KiSwahili I  
Advanced Wolof I  
Advanced Language II 3
Advanced Arabic I  
Advanced Haitian II  
Advanced KiSwahili II  
Advanced Wolof II  
Electives 6
Choose two additional AAAS courses numbered 300 or higher, or additional language courses past Advanced Language II.  

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