Africana Studies

Option 1: Five Year Plan

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Five Year Graduation Plan
Option 1: African and African American Social Sciences
Year 1: Semester 1
  • Courses
  • Units
  • GE Basic Skills: Written Communication
  • 3
  • GE Basic Skills: Mathematics
  • 3
  • Africana Studies 100 (also counts in GE Comparative Cultures)
  • 3
  • Africana Studies 271 (also counts in Title 5 Requirement)
  • 3
  • Total Units:
  • 12
Year 1: Semester 2
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Africana Studies 161 (also counts in Title 5 Requirement)
  • 3
  • GE Basic Skills: Critical Thinking
  • 3
  • GE Basic Skills: Oral Communication
  • 3
  • GE Natural Science (with lab requirement)
  • 4
  • Total Units:
  • 13

Year 2: Semester 1
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Africana Studies 168
  • 3
  • Africana Studies 201 (also counts in GE Social Science)
  • 3
  • GE Arts and Humanities
  • 3
  • GE Natural Science (with lab requirement)
  • 4
  • Total Units:
  • 13
Year 2: Semester 2
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Africana Studies 220 or 221
  • 3
  • Africana Studies 272
  • 3
  • Africana Studies 245 or 252
  • 3
  • Elective
  • 3
  • Total Units:
  • 12

Year 3: Semester 1
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Africana Studies 320 or 322 (also counts in GE Comparative Cultures)
  • 3
  • Africana Studies 301
  • 3
  • Africana Studies 350
  • 3
  • GE Upper Division Arts and Humanities
  • 3
  • Total Units:
  • 12
Year 3: Semester 2
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Africana Studies 361 (also counts in GE Upper Division Social
  • 3
  • Africana Studies 398
  • 3
  • Elective 1
  • 3
  • Elective 2
  • Total Units:
  • 12

Year 4: Semester 1
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Africana Studies 486 or 392 A-Z
  • 3
  • GE Upper Division Lifelong Learning
    (select course to complete IC part 2 requirement)
  • 3
  • Elective 1
  • 3
  • Elective 2
  • 3
  • Total Units:
  • 12
Year 4: Semester 2
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Africana Studies 498 (offered spring only)
  • 3
  • Africana Studies Elective
  • 3
  • Elective 1
  • 3
  • Elective 2
  • 3
  • Elective 3
  • 3
  • Total Units:
  • 12
Year 5: Semester 1
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Electives
  • 12
  • Total Units:
  • 12
Year 5: Semester 2
  • Courses
  • Units
  • Electives
  • 10
  • Total Units:
  • 10
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  • Total Units for the Major
  • 120
  • Abbreviations:
  • GE = General Education Plan R Requirement. Note: GE courses are shown in a suggested sequence in this guide.
  • Title 5 = American History and Government Requirement
  • Elective = Additional course of your choice
  • IC = Information Competence (Part 1 Basic Skills and Part 2 Subject Explorations) GE courses required for students graduating 2010 or later