All students in the collaborative program need to take:
- AFRI 5000, 0.5 Credits, African Studies as a Discipline: Historical and Oral Perspectives.
- AFRI 5800,0.0 Credits, Scholarly Preparation in African Studies: This course requires students to participate actively in some of the many public events concerning Africa at Carleton and to present some of their work amongst peers.
- Students choosing either the thesis or research paper options must choose a topic related to African Studies. Students choosing the coursework option must choose a number of Africa-related elective courses, as designated by their home unit.
Note: Students should also consult the program section of their home unit in the Graduate Calendar for the specific Collaborative Masters requirements that apply to them.