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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Africana Studies General Program (BA)


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All majors are encouraged to meet with their Africana Studies advisors at least twice during each semester or term that they are enrolled. Students may choose from a wide range of special topic courses, such as AFA 391 , AFA 395 , or AFA 396 , to round out their course of study.

Requirements. Thirty-three credits, as follows:

  1. Introductory courses (6 credits).
    AFA 101 , AFA 220 .
  2. History and literature (9 credits).
    1. AFA 230 /HIS 230 .
    2. Two from the following, including at least one 300-level literature course.
      HistoryAFA 322 AFA 395 , AFA 396 ;  AFA 235 /HIS 235 AFA 334 /HIS 334 , AFA 335 /HIS 335 AFA 336 /HIS 336 AFA 338 /HIS 338 AFA 435 /HIS 435 .
      Literature.  AFA 301 AFA 215 /ENG 215 AFA 206 /CPL 206 /ENG 209 AFA 257 /CPL 257 , AFA 400 /CPL 400 AFA 480 /CPL 480 ; AFA 300 /CPL 301 AFA 318 /CPL 318 /WGS 318 ; AFA 216 /WGS 216 
  3. Politics, economics, religion and philosophy (3 credits).
    One from: AFA 240 AFA 244 AFA 351 AFA 357 AFA 364 AFA 391 , AFA 395 , AFA 396 ; AFA 369 /ANT 369 ; AFA 203 /PHL 203 AFA 205 /ANT 205 ; AFA 358 /HIS 368 AFA 304 /POL 304 .
  4. Arts, cultures and languages (6 credits).
    Two from: AFA 310 , AFA 311 , AFA 391 , AFA 395 , AFA 396 ; AFA 250 /ANT 250 AFA 305 / ;  /ARH 308 AFA 313 /MUS 313  /THE 208 AFA 239 /THE 239 , AFA 242 /THE 242 . AFA 312 /THE 312 AFA 380 /WGS 380 .  
  5. Education, psychology, health and social sciences (6 credits).
    Two from:  AFA 331 AFA 362 , AFA 391 , AFA 395 , AFA 396 , AFA 399 ; AFA 219 /PSY 219 ; AFA 270 /SOC 270 ; AFA 359 /SOC 359 /WGS 359 ; AFA 375 /EDS 361 /SWR 361 .
  6. Senior seminar/senior experience (3 credits). 
    AFA 490  or one from:  AFA 391 AFA 395 AFA 396 AFA 375 /EDS 361 /SWR 361 .
  7. AFA 375 /EDS 361 /SWR 361 . recommended.
  8. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including distribution requirements in addition to General Education Requirements .  For Africana Studies majors, a foreign language related to the African experience is preferred. The following foreign languages are particularly recommended: Amharic, Arabic, French, German, Hausa, Oromo, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Yoruba, or other appropriate languages when offered. (Some of the applicable foreign languages are not offered at UM-Flint, but this requirement can be met through transfer credits and/or test results from other schools).

 

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