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2013 - 2014

Minor in African Studies
(15 hours*)


The Discipline

The African Studies minor is designed to complement several majors in preparing students interested in work related to the continent of Africa or the African Diaspora.

Program Requirements

  1. Complete three courses from the following:
  2. Complete one course from the following:
      ENGL 358R : Ethnic, Regional, and Other Literatures in English. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 358R : Ethnic, Regional, and Other Literatures in English. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
      PREREQUISITE: ENGL 251 & ENGL 295
      DESCRIPTION: Sections stressing Native American, African American, Chicano, third-world, regional, or other literatures in English.

      Course Outcomes
                
      : Ethnic, Regional, and Other Literatures in English.
      Course Outcomes
                
      : Native American Literature.
      Course Outcomes
                
      : African American Literature.
      Course Outcomes
                
      : Asian American Literature.
      Course Outcomes
                
      : Latino/a American Literature.
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      : Post-Colonial Literature.
      Course Outcomes



      FREN 456R : Francophone Studies. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      FREN 456R : Francophone Studies. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PREREQUISITE: Fren 340.
      DESCRIPTION: Readings from major French-speaking writers from countries outside France, such as Canada, Africa, and the Caribbean.

      Course Outcomes


  3. Complete the following:
      ANTHR 491 : Directed Research for African Studies Minor. (3:2.5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ANTHR 491 : Directed Research for African Studies Minor. (3:2.5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Contact Department.
      PREREQUISITE: Enrollment in the African Studies minor.
      DESCRIPTION: Students will work closely with a faculty member in the Anthropology Department who has extensive experience in Africa and African Studies to produce a 12-page paper/project related to African Studies or the African diaspora. Intenstive library reserach may be coupled with on-site experiences should these be available to individual students given their course schedules and resources.

      Course Outcomes


*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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