African-American Studies B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - African-American Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 36

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Core Courses

15

Elective Courses

18

Capstone

3

Total Hours

36

Core Courses

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

AAST 141H

Black: From Africa to Hip-Hop

3

ANTY 122S

Race and Minorities

3

HSTA 342H

Afr Amer Hist to 1865

3

or HSTA 343H

Afr Amer Hist Since 1865

SOCI 220S

Race, Gender & Class

3

SOCI 325

Social Stratification

3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Courses

Rule: At least 6 credits of the 18 credits of elective courses must be upper-division (300- or 400-level).

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 18 credits (including at least 6 upper-division credits) from the following courses:

18

AASC 291

Special Topics

AAST 208H

Africa: From Ancient Egypt to Apartheids Origin

ANTY 330X

Peoples and Cultures of World

ANTY 349

Social Change

CRWR 491

Special Topics

ECNS 217X

Issues in Economic Development

ECNS 312

Labor Economics

FILM 484

Film Directors

FRCH 339

Surv African Cinema

GPHY 141S

Geography of World Regions

GPHY 243

Africa

HSTA 342H

Afr Amer Hist to 1865 (only if not used to complete the core requirement)

HSTA 343H

Afr Amer Hist Since 1865 (only if not used to complete the core requirement)

HSTA 347

Voodoo, Muslim, Church: Black Religion

HSTA 361

The American South

HSTA 382H

History of American Law

HSTA 391

Special Topics

HSTA 415

The Black Radical Tradition

HSTA 417

Prayer & Civil Rights

HSTA 491

Special topics

HSTR 262H

Islamic Civil: Classical Age

LIT 191

Special Topics

LIT 291

Special Topics

LIT 304

U.S. Writers of Color

LIT 343

African American Lit

LIT 391

Special Topics

LIT 420

Critical Theory

LIT 491

Special Topics

MUSI 130L

History of Jazz

PSCI 326

Politics of Africa

PSCI 348

US Multicultural Politics

PSCI 443

Politics of Social Movements

SOCI 441

Capstone: Inequal and Soc Just

SOCI 443

Sociology of Poverty

WGSS 363

Feminist Theory and Methods

Total Hours

18

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Capstone

Rule: Each student must also complete a 3-credit capstone project as an independent study in which they conduct a research project, service project, activist/organizing project, or artistic project focused on an issue pertinent to the African-American community. All projects must be approved by the African-American Studies director.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

AAST 499

Capstone/Thesis

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-