Africana Studies Minor

Program Requirements

Required Courses (3 credit hours)
AAS 100INTRODUCTION TO AFRICANA STUDIES3
Literature, Arts, and Language (6 credit hours)
Select two from the following:6
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1940
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1940
DANCE TECHNIQUES FROM THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE
THE POLITICS OF BLACK DANCE IN AMERICA
JAZZ DANCE TECHNIQUE I
ART OF AFRICA
AFRICAN AMERICAN ART
FRANCOPHONE AFRICAN LITERATURE IN POST-COLONIAL CONTEXT
FRANCO-CARIBBEAN LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN MUSIC AND CULTURES
MODERN JAZZ
WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING ENSEMBLE
AFRICANA PHILOSOPHY
RACE AND PROGRESS
DRAMA FROM THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE
Social Sciences and Education (6 credit hours)
Select two from the following:6
WHY AFRICA MATTERS
"SAVING" AFRICA
PEOPLES OF AFRICA
RACE, ETHNICITY, AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
AFRICA TO 1800
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
AFRICA SINCE 1800
AFRICAN AMERICANS AND CIVIL RIGHTS
THE MODERN CARIBBEAN
READINGS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
BLACK PROTEST AND LEADERSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICAL CULTURE
AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY
SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY
THE HISTORY OF BLACK EDUCATION IN AMERICA
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN EDUCATION IN AFRICA
General Electives (3 credit hours)
Select one from the following:3
TOPICS COURSE
TOPICS IN AFRICANA STUDIES (1-3)
SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-9)
Or any class not chosen from Language, Arts and Language or Social Sciences and Education
Total Credit Hours18