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: 2019-2020

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

Core Courses15
Elective Courses18
Capstone3
Total Hours36

Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
AAST 141HBlack: From Africa to Hip-Hop3
ANTY 122SRace and Minorities3
HSTA 342HAfr Amer Hist to 18653
or HSTA 343H Afr Amer Hist Since 1865
SOCI 220SRace, Gender & Class3
SOCI 325Social Stratification3
Total Hours15

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).

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 Hours18

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.

Complete the following course:
AAST 499Capstone/Thesis3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-