Admission to the program is contingent
upon good academic standing. The program
will not accept transfer courses with a grade
of D or below. A grade of C is required in
all major courses.
Completion of 120 credit
6 hours in composition
hours in general education
consisting of 18
hours in humanities
18 hours in natural sciences
and mathematics, and
18 hours in social
15 credit hours of specific core
15 credit hours of major electives
6 hours in a single foreign language
24 credit hours of electives.
Core Courses 15 credit hours
AFAM 1000, 1010, 1020, 3010, and ELCF 3610.
Required Support Courses 15 credit hours
Select one course from each of the five categories
Note: Some of the courses
listed below have prerequisites.
||African American History and Politics:
POL 3500, HIST 2710, or HIST 2830.
|| African-American Literature: ENG 2910,
3220, or 3820.
||African-American Psychology and Social
Issues: SOC 3080 or PSYC 3510.
||Black Music, Art, and Theatre: ART 2030,
MUS 3400, or CMAT 2140.
|| Black Africa: ANTH 2120, HIST 2840, or
Required Foreign Language
Select six hours in a single foreign language.
The department recommends AFL 1010
and 1020 or a 6-hour sequence in French or
Elective Courses 24 credit hours
The department recommends that students
distribute their electives over one or two of
the concentrations listed below.
African American History and Politics:
2710, 2830, 3050, 3510, 3830
PSYC 3510, 3530.