At the University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate students pursue study of Africa in a discipline. In the course of their work toward a degree in a discipline, they may earn a Ph.D. minor.
The Ph.D. minor in African Studies is for students completing a Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who wish to focus their study on Africa. It requires four courses or seminars in two departments outside the student’s major department. The African Studies minor is completed under “Minor Option A” of the Graduate School regulations.