Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

African and African Diaspora Studies (BA)

General Education Requirements  42 credits 
Major Requirements  31-35 credits 
Electives  43-47 credits
Total Credits Required  120

Major Requirements

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

3

Five courses at or above the 200-level including at least one in each of the following categories:

Africa:

AAD 216/GEG 216Geography of Africa(RLA)

4

AAD 247/HST 266Peoples and Cultures of Africa(CO)(P&D)

4

AAD 253/POL 253African Politics(P&D)(CO)

4

AAD 260/HST 207History of Africa(CO)(P&D)

4

AAD 264/HST 264The African Diaspora(CO)(P&D)

4

AAD 266/HST 267Contemporary African Issues(CW)(P&D)(CO)

4

AAD 307/ENL 307African Literature(RLA)

4

AAD 333/HST 333Colonialism and the African Experience(P&D)(CO)

4

Caribbean:

AAD 223/ENH 223Introduction to African Diaspora Literature(RLA)

4

AAD 225/ENH 225Literature of Social Protest(TALA)(CO)(P&D)

4

AAD 240/INT 240/ LNG 240African and African Diaspora: Interdisciplinary Perspectives(CO)(CW)(P&D)

4

AAD 265/HST 265History of the Caribbean(CO)(P&D)

4

AAD 323/ENL 392Literature of the African Diaspora(CO)(TALA)(P&D)

4

AAD 332/ANT 332/INT 332/SOC 332Social Movements and Social Justice(RLA)

4

AAD 353/FRN 350/WGS 353Gender in the Francophone World(CO)(CW)(P&D)

4

AAD 355/FRN 355Introduction to Francophone Studies(CO)(CW)(P&D)

4

United States:

AAD 202/DRA 202African American Drama(RLA)

4

AAD 211/AMS 211American Culture in Black and White(P&D)(CO)

4

AAD 221/ENH 221African American Literature(P&D)(CO)(TALA)

4

AAD 235/ANT 235/INT 235/SOC 235Policing and Mass Incarceration(RLA)

4

AAD 262/HST 262African American History: 1619-1865(P&D)(CO)

4

AAD 263/HST 263African American History: 1865 to the Present(CO)(P&D)

4

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

4

AAD 275/GEG 275Place, Race, and Racism(CO)(P&D)

4

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

4

AAD 377/AMS 377/ENL 377The African-American Literary Tradition(RLA)

4

Two courses at the 300 level or above, one of which may be an independent study course.

AAD 307/ENL 307African Literature(RLA)

4

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

4

AAD 323/ENL 392Literature of the African Diaspora(CO)(TALA)(P&D)

4

AAD 332/ANT 332/INT 332/SOC 332Social Movements and Social Justice(RLA)

4

AAD 333/HST 333Colonialism and the African Experience(P&D)(CO)

4

AAD 353/FRN 350/WGS 353Gender in the Francophone World(CO)(CW)(P&D)

4

AAD 355/FRN 355Introduction to Francophone Studies(CO)(CW)(P&D)

4

AAD 377/AMS 377/ENL 377The African-American Literary Tradition(RLA)

4

Depending on course selection, additional coursework may be required prior to enrolling for some 300-level at or above courses.

Foreign Language Requirement

ARB/ASL/CHN/FRN/ITL/SPNDemonstration of proficiency in a foreign language through the Intermediate level 213 or above

0-4

Total Credit Hours: 31-35

Total Credit Hours: 120