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African Studies (Minor)

Creighton’s African Studies minor is perfect for anyone who’s fascinated by the history and culture of Africa. With a minor in African Studies, you’ll come away with more than just an all-encompassing view of Africa. You will be empowered to become a better citizen and a member of a global community.

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Program Details

Program Goals

The African Studies minor will appeal to anyone who desires to learn more about the issues facing contemporary Africa. You will learn:

  • The politics of modern Africa
  • The continent’s cultural traditions
  • African history and the origins of the modern African continent

Students who minor in African studies will be able to understand the continent of Africa and its people, allowing them to become more culturally aware professionals.

View African Studies Minor Curriculum

Admissions Requirements

A student may not declare a minor until he or she has been accepted into a major. Students declare minors with the Minor Declaration form online.

Eighteen credits of coursework are required to complete a minor. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.00 in courses toward the minor.

Creighton admissions are based upon:

  • High school GPA
  • ACT or SAT scores*
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Personal statement to demonstrate creative abilities not reflected in your transcripts
  • Recommendation from high school counselor
  • Honors sections and advanced placement courses will enhance a candidate’s application
*For students who are choosing to apply test-optional, ACT/SAT exam scores are not required at the time of application for admission.

Dates & Deadlines

Applications for the fall semester open on Aug. 1 of the prior year. For scholarship consideration, the earlier you complete your undergraduate application, the better. For up-to-date deadlines, visit our admissions page.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition rates are updated each year. Visit our financial aid site to learn more about the cost of attendance.

Financial Aid

Creighton University’s Financial Aid Office administers over $200,000,000 in student aid each year from federal, state, institutional and private sources.

To help make your undergraduate studies at Creighton University more affordable, we encourage you to file the FAFSA to apply for financial assistance. A variety of scholarships are also available.

African American Student Association (CUASA)

  • CUASA is a support group for not only African American students, but all students who wish to work toward improving interracial relations on campus and in our society.

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