Jun 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Africana Studies, B.A.

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Degree Requirements

Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Major Field (18 Hours)

Required Courses (6 Hours)

Select one of the following

Area G: Major Courses (33 Hours)

Required course to fulfill CTW requirement (3 Hours)

Major Requirements (12 Hours)

Global Competency

Select the following global competency course
Intellectual Foundations

Select one intellectual foundations course from the following
Gender and Sexuality

Select one gender and sexuality course from the following
AAS Literature

Select one AAS literature course from the following
Additional Courses

A minimum of 15 hours must be taken from Africana Studies courses at 3000-4000 level which must include: three courses from one of the three areas (1) Health and Human Development, (2) Social Justice and Community Empowerment, and (3) Arts and Aesthetics of concentration and two courses from the other two concentrations.

Area H: Minor and Additional Courses

Students majoring in African-American Studies:

  1. Are not required to take a minor.
  2. Must take additional courses as electives to complete a minimum of 120 hours.

Graduation with Distinction in the Major

This department offers undergraduate students with the opportunity to earn the designation of graduation with distinction in the major. In order to achieve distinction in the major, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher within the AAS major and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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