Africana Studies

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Minor Requirements — 18 Credits

Africana Studies Core Courses (12 Credits)

Foundations of Africana Studies - 3 Credits

Choose one of the following:

AFS 100Introduction to Africana Studies

3

AFS 101Development of Black Identity

3

AFS 240Dynamics of Racism

3

"Rethinking" Africa - 3 Credits

Choose one of the following:

AFS 104Survey of Africa

3

HIST 110African Civilization

3

Survey of African American History - 3 Credits

Choose one of the following:

AFS 201African American History I

3

AFS 202African American History II

3

Africana Studies Upper Division Electives (6 Credits)

Choose two of the following courses (one course must be an AFS prefix):

AFS 303Blacks in the American West

3

AFS 310African Americans and U.S. Education

3

AFS 340The Black Family

3

AFS 360Routes of Black Music

3

AFS 386Political Economy of Modern Africa

3

AFS 395Aspects of the African-American Experience

3

AFS 396African and African American World Views

3

AFS 399Community Study Project

1-4

AFS 404History of Blacks in Film

3

AFS 415Black Psychology

3

AFS 420African American Leadership and Politics

3

AFS 422Directed Studies

1-4

AFS 450African American History 1896-2016: From Homer Plessy to Barack Obama

3

AFS 456The Black Church and Religious Traditions

3

ANT 313Anthropology of Globalization

3

ANT 331Anthropology and Contemporary Human Problems

3

ART 482Art of Africa, South Seas, and Mesoamerica

3

CRJ 475Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Social Class in Criminal Justice

3

ECON 344International Economics

3

ECON 360Economics of Growth and Development

3

ECON 362Economic History of the United States

3

ECON 365Urban and Housing Economics

3

ENG 374American Diaspora and Globalization

3

GEOG 326Africa

3

GEOG 333South America

3

GNDR 300History of Feminism

3

GNDR 414Masculinities

3

HIST 301Colonial Africa

3

HIST 312History of Brazil

3

HIST 314History of Latin America to 1855

3

HIST 315History of Latin America: 1855 to the Present

3

HIST 316History of Caribbean and Central America

3

HIST 318Modern Africa

3

HIST 319Revolutionary South Africa

3

PSCI 316Latin American Politics

3

PSCI 318The Politics of the Developing States

3

SOC 388Global Immigration

3

SOC 414Masculinities

3

SPAN 321Spanish Civilization and Culture

3

SPAN 331Latin American Civilization and Culture

3

SPAN 341Mexican and Mexican American Civilization and Culture

3

Notes: AFS 395, Aspects of the African American Experience, is a variable subtitle course that students may take more than once under different subtitles.

AFS 399 and AFS 422, when taken by minors, must always be taken for three semester credits.