Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

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

3

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

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

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 361/HST 361The Heritage of Marcus Garvey and W.E.B. DuBois(P&D)(CO)

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