Africana Studies

Curriculum

Dr. David S. Surrey, Program Director

The Africana Studies Program offers a minor in Africana Studies that includes both Africana Studies courses and courses from Business Administration, Education, Economics, Fine Arts, History, Latin American/Latino Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Theology and Urban Studies to provide students with a foundation for understanding the historical underpinnings of current events involving people of African ancestry.

Requirements for a Minor in Africana Studies

AS-177Introduction to Africana Studies3
AS-443Black Theology 13
AS-490Seminar in Africana Studies3
Select 3 of the following:9
LS-101
Introduction to Latin America and Latino Studies
SJ-130
Introduction to Nonviolence
UR-202
Urban Music: Jazz to Hip-Hop
AR-231
Egyptian Art
SO-224
Black Hair and Identity in America
LS-227
Sociology of Salsa
AR-240
Cultural Diversity in Art
UR-333
Black Community and the Law
LS-351
Issues in the Latino Community
SO-360
Intercultural Relations
UR-412
Ethnicity and Race in Urban History 1
PO-422
Comparative Politics: Middle East and North Africa
ED-428
Literature, Culture and Society Issues of West Africa
EC-452
Economic Development
UR-460
The U.S. Civil Rights Movement
TH-496
Theology and Urban Problems
AR-499
Short-Term Study Abroad (Travel Course)
Total Credits18