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African-American Concentration Major

B.A., B.G.S. Degrees Requirements

  • Total undergraduate hours required: Minimum of 33 (see A & B below)
  • Students must also take General Education courses required by the University (see C below for our recommended departmental language list for the B.A. Degree)
  • Students are required to see a departmental advisor. Consult with the Undergraduate Coordinator or with the Chair of the Department.

 

A. Required Courses
Credit Hours
(In order in which they should be taken)
 

AAAS 104 Introduction to African-American Studies

3
AAAS 106 The Black Experience in the Americas
3
AAAS 300 African Traditional Religion & Thought
3
AAAS 306 The Black Experience in the US Since Emancipation
3
AAAS 550 Senior Seminar
3
*AAAS 496 Field Experience  
OR *AAAS 690 Investigation and Conference
3
+AAAS 695 Honors Project
3

B. Electives

15

(Select five AAAS courses numbered 300 level or above.)

 
C. Language Requirement for B.A.
16

We recommend one of these languages, but may also approve others:

Amharic
Arabic 
KiSwahili
Haitian
Hausa
Wolof

 

* Choose AAAS 496 or AAAS 690
+ For honors only. May also count toward the elective for honors students only.

 





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