Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

African and African Diaspora Studies (BA)

Major Requirements: 31-35 credits

Students majoring in African and African Diaspora Studies must complete:

1. Complete the following course (3 credits)

AAD 160African American History: 1619 to the Present(US)(RLA)

3

2. Five courses at the 200 level including at least one in each of the following categories: (20 credits)

Africa:

AAD 247Peoples and Cultures of Africa(RLA)(P&D)

4

AAD 253African Politics(RLA)(P&D)

4

AAD 260History of Africa(RLA)(P&D)

4

AAD 264/HST 264The African Diaspora(CO)

4

AAD 266Contemporary African Issues(RLA)(CW)(P&D)

4

AAD 333Colonialism and the African Experience(RLA)

4

Caribbean:

AAD 223Introduction to African Diaspora Literature(RLA)

4

AAD 225Literature of Social Protest(RLA)

4

AAD 265History of the Caribbean(RLA)

4

AAD 266Contemporary African Issues(RLA)(CW)(P&D)

4

United States:

AAD 202African American Drama(RLA)

4

AAD 204Ethnomusicology of African Americans(RLA)

4

AAD 221African American Literature(RLA)(P&D)

4

AAD 262African American History: 1619-1865(RLA)(P&D)

4

AAD 263African American History: 1865 to the Present(RLA)(P&D)

4

AAD 267The Black Experience(RLA)

4

AAD 269Blacks in Urban America: 1900 to the Present(RLA)(P&D)

4

AAD 321Race, Law, and Public Policy in the Contemporary United States(RLA)

4

AAD 323Literature of the African Diaspora(RLA)

4

AAD 361The Heritage of Marcus Garvey and W.E.B. DuBois(RLA)

4

3. Two courses at the 300 level or above, one of which may be an independent study course (8 credits)

4. Foreign Language Requirement: (0-4 credits)

Demonstration of proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate level, 213 or above.

Electives: 43-47 credits

Total Credits Required: 120