AFA Minor and Certificate

Interdisciplinary Minor in African/African-American Studies (18 hours)

 African/African-American Studies students must take the following courses:

  • AFA 201: The African Experience or AFA 201W : The Afican Experience ( Writing Intensive)
  • AFA 202: The African-American Experience or AFA 202W: The African-American Experience (Writing Intensive)

(as the core courses), and twelve (12) additional hours from the following courses:

Supporting Course Requirements (12 hours)

  • AFA 225: African/African-American Health Issues
  • AFA 304: Slavery in the Americas
  • AFA 305: African-American History
  • AFA 345: Minority Group Politics
  • AFA 346: Diversity and Criminal Justice
  • AFA 347: Special Topics in AFA Studies
  • AFA 349: Applied Learning in AFA Studies
  • AFA 349a-n: Cooperative Study: AFA Studies
  • AFA 360: Literatures of Africa
  • AFA 361: African-American Literature
  • AFA 367: African Caribbean Literatures
  • AFA 372S: African Americans of Madison County
  • AFA 378: Black Women in History
  • AFA 385: Early African History
  • AFA 386: Modern African History
  • AFA 435: U.S. Civil Rights Movement
  • AFA 495: Independent Study
  • SOC 400: Racial and Ethnic Relations

Certificate Requirements (12 hours)

A certificate can be obtained in African/African-American Studies by completing twelve (12) hours.

Requirements are:

  • AFA 201: The African Experience or AFA 201W: The African Experience (Writing Intensive)
  • AFA 202: The African-American Experience or AFA 202W: The African-American Experience (Writing Intensive)

(as the core courses), and six (6) additional hours from the courses listed above.