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2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Africana Studies 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. Completion of 33 credits distributed 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.
      History. AFA 320 , AFA 322 , AFA 338 , AFA 363 , AFA 395 , AFA 396 , AFA 435 ; AFA 336  / HIS 336 , AFA 334  / HIS 334 , AFA 335  / HIS 335 .
      Literature. AFA 206 , AFA 216 , AFA 301 , AFA 318 , AFA 321 ; AFA 257  / CPL 257 , AFA 300  / CPL 301 .
  3. Politics, Economics, Religion and Philosophy (3 credits).
    One from: AFA 357 , AFA 391 , AFA 395 , AFA 396 ; AFA 369  / ANT 369 ; AFA 203  / ANT 203  / PHL 203 ; AFA 244 ; AFA 358  / HIS 359 ; AFA 205  / ANT 205  / PHL 205 ; AFA 304 , AFA 340 , AFA 360 .
  4. Arts, Cultures and Languages (6 credits).
    Two from: AFA 302 , AFA 310 , AFA 311 , AFA 363 , AFA 391 , AFA 395 , AFA 396 ; AFA 250  / ANT 250 , AFA 260  / ANT 260 ;   / ART 308 ; AFA 204  / DAN 204  / INT 204 ; AFA 200  / MUS 200 , AFA 202  / MUS 202 , AFA 313  / MUS 313 , AFA 413  / MUS 413 ; AFA 239  / THE 239 , AFA 242  / THE 242 .
  5. Education, Psychology, Health and Social Sciences (6 credits).
    Two from: AFA 361 , AFA 362 , AFA 391 , AFA 395 , AFA 396 ; AFA 331 , AFA 399 ; AFA 219  / PSY 219 ; AFA 270  / SOC 270 ; AFA 359  / SOC 359  / WGS 359 , AFA 373  / SOC 373  / WGS 373 .
  6. Senior Seminar/Senior Experience (3 credits).
    AFA 490 .
  7. Also recommended.
    AFA 391 , AFA 395 , AFA 475 ; AFA 375  / EDS 361  / SWR 361 .
  8. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts d egree, including General Education Requirements  and a foreign language requirement, in a foreign language recognized as being related to the African experience. These include: Arabic, Ewe, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Twi, Yoruba, or other appropriate languages when offered. (Some of the applicable foreign languages are not offered at UM-Flint. This  equirement can be met through transfer credits and/or test results from other schools.

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