Africana Studies combines a traditional liberal arts perspective with interdisciplinary skills of investigation, analysis, and communication. Focusing on the social, economic, spiritual, and psychological challenges that have dominated African American history and culture, students of all backgrounds obtain insight into the world at large through the complex and distinctive experiences and contributions of peoples of African descent.
The Africana Studies program:
Students of Africana Studies experience alternative epistemological approaches, theories, and paradigms that enable them to better conceptualize, explain, and incorporate the contemporary interests and concerns of the majority of the world's peoples and their societies.
Effective for the Class of 2015
I. Core Requirements:
II. Intellectual History Course:
III. Senior Seminar/Capstone:
IV. AFS Electives:
Students wishing to minor in Africana Studies are required to complete AFS 130, AFS 131, AFS 331, a second 300-level AFS course, and three (3) other core, cross-listed, or affiliated courses. Students should consult with an Africana Studies advisor for guidance.
Students should consult an Africana Studies advisor for guidance.
Sub-Saharan Africa: AFS 131, AFS 233, HIST 271, HIST 272, HIST 371, ECON 212, AFS 321
Caribbean: AFS 132
Gender: AFS 267
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