Students should consult an advisor to design a program that complements their major. Students may choose courses from a wide range of offerings that provide a background in several areas critical to their understanding of the African world experience.
- Skip to information about the Interdisciplinary Minor in African Studies.
1. Lower Division Required Courses (9 units)
- AFRS 100 Introduction to Black Culture (3)
- AFRS 161 American Political Institutions: A Black Perspective (3)
Choose one from the following:
- AFRS 165 Introduction to Pan Africanism (3)
- AFRS 171 Classical African Civilization (3)
- AFRS 220 Psychological Environment of the African-American (3)
- AFRS 221 Sociological Environment of the African-American (3)
- AFRS 222 Elements of the Human Geography of the African-American (3)
- AFRS 244 African-American Literature to 1930 (3)
- AFRS 245 African-American Literature Since 1930 (3)
- AFRS 271 African-American History to 1865 (3)
- AFRS 272 African-American History Since 1865 (3)
2. Upper Division Courses (12 units)
- In consultation with an AFRS advisor, select 12 units of Upper Division Africana Studies courses.
Interdisciplinary Minor in African Studies (24 Units)
- The minor in African Studies is designed to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the study of African history, literature, politics, geography and cultures. It provides a background for teaching Africa and World Cultures in elementary and secondary schools. Students may take courses in several departments which satisfy the minor requirements or may use these courses as electives in their majors.
- For more information about this minor, please visit the Interdisciplinary Minor in African Studies website.