Major: BA Africana Studies (30 CREDIT HOURS), BA Africana Studies with concentration in Health and Environmental Studies (30 credit hours); Minor: Become a community leader, minor (18 credit hours); Graduate Certificate: Expand your horizons- Designed for students interested in the global African andAfrican diaspora experience with emphasis on history, culture, and social policy. The program provides advanced credential of analytical knowledge and skills in any area of Africana Studies; Early Entry: The time is now - Exceptional undergraduate students at UNC Charlotte may apply for the Early Entry Program and begin work toward the graduate degree before completion of the baccalaureate degree.