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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 III. African and African American Cultural Studies

Required Courses in this Option (15 units)

  • PAS 226 Traditional African Cultures (3 units)
  • Whichever of the following was not completed in Core
    • PAS 271 African American History to 1865 (3 units)
    • PAS 272 African American History since 1865 (3 units)
  • PAS 366 Colonialism in Africa
  • PAS 376 African Enslavement in the New World (3 units)
  • PAS 465 Pan-Africanism: Development of an Ideology 1865-1954

Select either the African Concentration or the African American Concentration

African Concentration

Select 3 courses from the following:

  • PAS 171 Classical African Civilization (3 units)
  • PAS 282 African Religion in the New World (3 units)
  • PAS 382 Traditional Religions of Africa (3 units)
  • PAS 397 Educational Systems in Africa (3 units)
  • PAS 487 Pan-African Philosophical Thought (3 units)
  • HIST 435 African History to the 19th Century (3 units)
  • HIST 436 African History since the 19th Century (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)

African-American Concentration

Select 3 courses from the following:

  • PAS 222 Elements of the Human Geography of the African American
  • PAS 274 History of the Caribbean Societies Since 1830
  • PAS 300 Contemporary Issues in the African American Community
  • PAS 345 African American Autobiography
  • PAS 386 African American Philosophical Thought
  • PAS 484 African American Belief and Western Christianity
  • 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)