Africana Studies (B.A.)

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Total Required Program Credit Hours (39 cr hrs)
Required Courses (24 cr hrs)
AAS 100INTRODUCTION TO AFRICANA STUDIES3
AAS/HIS 322AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY3
AAS/HIS 337AFRICA SINCE 18003
AAS/HIS 354THE MODERN CARIBBEAN3
AAS/SOC 351SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY3
AAS/ENG 240AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 19403
or AAS/ENG 241 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1940
AAS/FAR 380ART OF AFRICA3
or AAS/THA 421 BLACK DRAMA IN AMERICA
AAS 485ADVANCED SEMINAR IN AFRICANA STUDIES3
Electives (15 cr hrs)
Choose any five courses:
TOPICS COURSE
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN MUSIC AND CULTURES
AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICAL CULTURE
THE HISTORY OF BLACK EDUCATION IN AMERICA
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN EDUCATION IN AFRICA
DANCE TECHNIQUES FROM THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE
THE POLITICS OF BLACK DANCE IN AMERICA
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1940
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1940
JAZZ DANCE TECHNIQUE I
MODERN JAZZ
PEOPLES OF AFRICA
AFRICA TO 1800
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY
AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND CIVIL RIGHTS
WHY AFRICA MATTERS
WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING ENSEMBLE
AFRICANA PHILOSOPHY
RACE AND PROGRESS
AFRICAN AMERICAN ART
"SAVING" AFRICA
ART OF AFRICA
TOPICS IN AFRICANA STUDIES (1-3)
BLACK DRAMA IN AMERICA
RACE, ETHNICITY, AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
READINGS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
BLACK PROTEST AND LEADERSHIP IN THE U.S. IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
INTERNSHIP (1-6)
SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-9)
BEGINNING ARABIC I
BEGINNING ARABIC II
FRANCOPHONE AFRICAN LITERATURE IN POST-COLONIAL CONTEXT
FRANCO-CARIBBEAN LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE