Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Africana Studies

College of Humanities and Social Science

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 StudiesLAH1LAMS

3

AFS 101Development of Black IdentityLAH1LAMS

3

Survey of Africa - 3 Credits

Choose one of the following:

AFS 104Survey of Africa

3

HIST 110African CivilizationLAH1

3

Survey of African American History - 3 Credits

Choose one of the following:

AFS 201African American History ILAH1

3

AFS 202African American History IILAH1

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 LiteratureLAA2

3

AFS 240Dynamics of Racism

3

FL 195Elementary World Language

5

FL 296Study Abroad Experience

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 Africana 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

or

MUS 363Routes 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-Present

3

AFS 456The Black Church and Religious Traditions

3

GEOG 326Africa

3

HIST 301Colonial Africa

3

HIST 318Modern Africa

3

HIST 319Revolutionary South Africa

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.