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Department of Pan African Studies

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Pan African Studies
221 Santa Susana Hall
CSU Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8315

Hours: M-F (8 a.m. to 5 p.m)
Phone: (818) 677-3311
Fax: (818) 677-3619

panafricanstudies@csun.edu

 

Major in Pan African Studies

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Option II. African American Arts & Literature

Required Courses in this Option (12 units)

  • Choose one of the following:
    • PAS 244 African American Literature to 1930 (3 units)
    • PAS 245 African American Literature to 1930 (3 units)
  • PAS 246 Introduction to African American Drama (3 units)
  • PAS 332 African American Music I (3 units)
  • Choose one of the following:
    • PAS 280 Workshop in Creative Writing for Minority Students (3 units)
    • PAS 331 & 331L African American Religious Music: History and Literature and Gospel Laboratory (3 units total)
    • PAS 355 Black World News Practicum (3 units)
    • PAS 447 African American Theater (3 units)

Electives

Select 12 units from the following:

  • PAS 280 Workshop in Creative Writing for Minority Students (3 units)
  • PAS 331 & 331L African American Religious Music: History and Literature and Gospel Laboratory (3 units total)
  • PAS 333 Coltrane (3 units)
  • PAS 337 Black Images on the Silver Screen (3 units)
  • PAS 344 Literature of the Caribbean and African Experience (3 units)
  • PAS 345 African American Autobiography (3 units)
  • PAS 346 Contemporary Black Female Writers (3 units)
  • PAS 355 Black World News Practicum (3 units)
  • PAS 395 Bilingualism in the African American Community (3 units)
  • PAS 447 African American Theater (3 units)
  • PAS 451 Mass Communication in the African American Community (3 units)
  • PAS 496A-Z Experimental Topics (3 units)
    Consult with advisor for appropriate topic relevant to this option.
  • PAS 499A-C Independent Study (1-3 units)