I. Completion of 18 credit hours in the following distribution:
A. Completion of at least 9 hours from the core curriculum:
|Course ID||Course Title|
|AFAM 1310||Introduction to African American Studies|
|ANTH 3427||Race in America (also listed SOCI 3427)|
|ENGL 2373||African American Literature|
|HIST 1300||The African Experience|
|HIST 1370||The African American Experience Through Reconstruction|
|HIST 1371||The African American Experience Since Reconstruction|
|HIST 3304||Religion in African History|
|HIST 3372||Black Images in Film|
|MUSC 1349||African-American Music|
|RELI 3482||African Religions in the Americas|
|SOCI 3327||Race in America (also listed as ANTH 3327)|
B. Completion of remaining hours from the supporting courses:
|Course ID||Course Title|
|AFAM 3310||African American Studies Internship|
|COMM 3325||Special Topics in Communication Media: Race and Class in Media|
|ECON 3343||Slavery and the Atlantic Economy (also listed as HIST 3384)|
|ENGL 2303||American Literature: Colonization to 1900|
|ENGL 2304||American Literature: New Realism through the Moderns|
|ENGL 3371||American Literature of the Nineteenth Century: The Turn of the Century|
|ENGL 4323||Studies in American Literature: The Circum-Atlantic World|
|ENGL 4323||Studies in American Literature: Harlem Renaissance|
|ENGL 4326||Seminars on Individual Authors: Thomas Pynchon and Toni Morrison|
|ENGL 4325||Seminar in Literary Periods: Turn-of-the-Century African American Literature|
|HIST 1340||Latin American Cultural Traditions|
|HIST 1360||The History of the United States Through Reconstruction|
|HIST 1361||The History of the United States Since Reconstruction|
|HIST 3300||Gender Matters in African History|
|HIST 3374||The Old South|
|HIST 3384||Slavery and the Atlantic Economy (also listed as ECON 3343)|
|MUSC 1346||Jazz History and Styles|
|PLSI 3352||Civil Rights and Liberties|
|SPMT 1312||Sport in Society|
II. Additional guidelines for the selection of coursework:
- At least 9 hours of the total shall be upper division courses.
- No more than 12 hours of the coursework (including cross-listed courses) can be taken from one department to fulfill the requirements of the minor.
- When departments offer a relevant “special topics” or “variable content” course, the Faculty
Advisory Committee may designate such a course as meeting a relevant requirement for the minor.
III. All students are strongly encouraged to enroll in AFAM 1310—Introduction to African American Studies and HIST 1300—The African Experience
*In special circumstances, students may petition the program’s Faculty Advisory Committee for an exemption to a component of the requirements for the minor.
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