African Studies (Minor)

Have you always wanted to learn about Africa? Are you fascinated by its history and culture? If so, Creighton’s African studies program is the perfect option for you. With a minor in African studies, you won’t just get an all-encompassing overview of Africa; you’ll also be empowered to become a better citizen and a member of an increasingly global community. If you like anthropology or theology, want to know more about issues facing contemporary Africa and enjoy films and lectures about Africa and its culture, then consider pursuing a minor in African studies from Creighton University.


Students who minor in African studies are able to understand the African continent and its people, and thereby become more culturally aware professionals, such as medical practitioners, immigration lawyers, international business negotiators and more.

What You'll Learn

  • To become a better citizen and member of a global community
  • The politics of Africa
  • The cultural traditions of Africa
  • African history and the origins of modern Africa


Student Organizations

  • CU 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.

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.

Tuition & Scholarships

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