Oct 25, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [Archived Catalog]

African Studies Certificate Program


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Certificate code CTAFRI

Center for International Studies
Yamada House 118
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593-1840
Fax: 740.593.1837
internationalstudies@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/internationalstudies

Catherine Cutcher, certificate director/contact person

Program Overview

The African studies certificate grew out of the excitement emanating from the decolonization of the continent in the mid-1960’s and the awareness of the important role Africa could play in world affairs. Today the multi-disciplinary nature of the program allows the student to build a course of study reflecting Africa’s contemporary reality. Themes include the socioeconomic development of the continent in the context of Africa’s grand cultural and historical traditions. Students may also view the study of Africa as an excellent case-study of the process of social change in the developing world.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Graduates with this certificate find opportunities in their chosen fields of education, the nonprofit world, public policy, the business sector and more.
 

Requirements

Certificate Hours Requirements


The African studies certificate program requires a minimum of 26 hours and maintaining a 2.5 or higher GPA in certificate courses.

Core Requirements


 Complete the following course:

Certificate Electives


Complete 9 hours from two departments from the following courses:

African Language Requirement


Complete 14 hours for a total of two years of African language study or the equivalent from the following courses:

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