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2009-2010 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.
      History. AFA 320 , AFA 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 433 HIS 433 AFA 435  / HIS 435 .
      Literature.  AFA 301 AFA 321 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  / ANT 203  / PHL 203 AFA 205  / ANT 205  / PHL 205 ; AFA 358  / HIS 368 AFA 304  / POL 304 .
  4. Arts, cultures and languages (6 credits).
    Two from: AFA 310 , AFA 311 , AFA 363 , AFA 391 , AFA 395 , AFA 396 ; AFA 250  / ANT 250 , AFA 260  / ANT 260 AFA 305  ;   / ARH 308 ; AFA 204  / DAN 204  / INT 204 ; AFA 200  / MUS 200 , AFA 202  / MUS 202 , AFA 313  / MUS 313 , AFA 413  / MUS 413  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 361 , 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 373  / SOC 373 ; 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  General Education Requirements  with a foreign language requirement.  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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