African & African Studies BA

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African and African American Studies, BA

1. General education requirements - 40 s.h.
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    2. Demonstrated foreign language proficiency through level 2004 - 12 s.h.
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      3. Core - 9 s.h.
      • AAAS 1000 - Introduction to African and African American Studies
      • AAAS 2500 - Theory and Methods in African and African American Studies
      • AAAS 4000 - Senior Seminar
      4. Concentration - 21 s.h.
      (Choose 9 s.h. from any one of the following concentrations and 12 s.h. from any combination of courses from the 3 concentrations to complete the 21 s.h. requirement.)
        African Concentration:
        • AAAS 2000 - Study Abroad
        • ANTH 3003 - Cultures of Africa
        • ART 2906 - West and Central African Art
        • ARTH 3970 - African Art
        • ENGL 3280 - African Literature
        • FREN 2443 - Readings in the Francophone Cultures of Africa
        • GEOG 3050 - Africa
        • HIST 3810 - History of Africa
        • HIST 3820 - History of South Africa
        • HIST 3830 - Africa and Islam
        • POLS 3265 - African Political Systems
        • RELI 3694 - Religions of Africa
        African American Concentration:
        • ARTH 3975 - African American Art
        • DNCE 1013 - Jazz Dance I
        • DNCE 1023 - Jazz Dance II
        • ENGL 3260 - African American Literature
        • ENGL 4340 - Ethnic American Literature
        • HIST 3110 - History of African-Americans
        • HIST 5230 - Themes in African American History
        • HLTH 3020 - Health Disparities
        • JUST 3700 - Race, Gender and Special Populations in the Criminal Justice System
        • MUSC 2258 - History of Jazz Music
        • PHIL 2455 - Introduction to Africana Philosophy
        • POLS 3039 - Black Politics in America
        • PSYC 2777 - Ethnocultural Psychology
        • SOCI 1010 - Race, Gender, Class
        • SOCI 4345 - Racial and Cultural Minorities
        • SOCI 4347 - Social Inequality
        Caribbean, Latin America and the Diaspora Concentration:
        • ANTH 2760 - Afro-Caribbean Language And Culture OR
        • LING 2760 - Afro-Caribbean Language and Culture

        • ANTH 3016 - Cultures of the Caribbean
        • ANTH 3115 - Caribbean Archaeology
        • ENGL 4380 - Studies in African American and African Diaspora Literatures
        • GEOG 3049 - Latin America
        • HIST 3710 - Introduction to Latin-American History: Colonial Period
        • HIST 3711 - Introduction to Latin-American History: Since 1808
        • HIST 5130 - Comparative History of New World Slavery and Race Relations
      5. Minor and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.