Undergraduate 2019-2020

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

Survey of 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

Special Topics in Africana Studies- 3 Credits

Choose one of the following:

AFS 102The Black Woman in America

3

AFS 205Survey of African American Literature

3

FL 195Elementary World Language

5

FL 296Study Abroad Experience

3

MCS 101Multiculturalism in the United States: Concepts and Issues

3

MUS 150History of Rock and Roll

3

MUS 296Jazz Music: History and Appreciation

3

The AFS Program will recognize African centered or diasporic languages transferred from an accredited institution. Languages include, but not limited to, Akan, Kiswahili, Standard Arabic, Wolof, Somali, Zulu, Portuguese among others. Please contact both the Department of World Languages and Cultures and Africana Studies Program if you have any questions.

FL 296 needs approval of the Department of World Languages and Cultures and the African Studies Program.

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 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

ART 482Arts of Indigenous People

3

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

3

GEOG 326Africa

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

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.