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AFAM Minor Requirements
 
A total of 18 credit hours is required to minor in the AFAM Program.  There are three (3) required courses and three (3) elective courses selected from a menu of cross-listed courses.  Elective courses must come from at least two (2) different disciplines.
 
Required Courses (9 credits):

AFAM 200

AFAM 301

AFAM 302

Introduction to African and African American Studies (3 credits)

Foundations of African Civilizations (3 credits)

Foundations of Africans in the Diaspora (3 credits)


Electives (Cross-Listed) Courses (9 credits chosen from the following):

 
African and African American Studies

AFAM 303

Global Collaborations: Cross Cultural Research in Ghana

 

Anthropology

ANTH 224/AFAM 224

ANTH 225

ANTH 319/AFAM 319

ANTH 320

ANTH 365

Contemporary African Culture

Peoples of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean

Prehistory of Africa

Religion in Africa

Anthropology of Islam

 

English

ENG 365

ENG 381

West Indian Literature

African American Literature

 

Geography & Environmental Studies

G&ES 302C

Regional Geography: Africa

History

HIST 111E

HIST 202

HIST 203

HIST 329A

HIST 329B

HIST 370

HIST 371

HIST 372

HIST 373

World History: Africa

History of Afro-Americans to 1877

History of Afro-Americans from 1877

African American History to 1865

African American History from 1865

Pre-Colonial Sub-Saharan Africa

19th and 20th Century Africa

History of Southern Africa

Women and Gender in African History

 

Inner City Studies

ELAD-ICSE 202

ELAD-ICSE 204

ELAD-ICSE 301

ELAD-ICSE 304

Colonial Systems

Introduction to African Civilizations

Racism in Theory and Fact

Communication in the Inner City

 

Justice Studies

JUST 202

JUST 331

Justice and Inequality

Law and Racism in America

 

Music

MUS 342

World Music

 

Philosophy

PHIL 291

PHIL 364

Philosophical Foundations of Oppression

Critical Race Theory

 

Political Science

PSCI 330

PSCI 360

PSCI 361

PSCI 397

African American Politics and Social Change

Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa

Political Change in Africa

African Political Thought

 

Psychology

PSYC 314

Psychology of African American Families

 

Social Work

SWK 202

SWK 203

SWK 250

SWK 314

Community Analysis

Analysis of Cross Culture Interaction

Issues in Social Service Delivery

Social Work Advocacy

 

Sociology

SOC 309

SOC 316

SOC 344

Sociology of Racism

Race and Ethnic Relations

African American Women: Feminism, Race and Resistance

 

World Languages and Cultures

SWAH 101

SWAH 102

Swahili I

Swahili II





Updated 4.25.13
 



 
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