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AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
 
Director: Dr. Kern M. Jackson (251) 460-6146
Faculty Affiliates:
  Mr. Bruce Alford, English
Dr. Martha Jane Brazy, History
Dr. Donald Devore, History
  Mr. W. Frye Gaillard, History
  Dr. Brenda G. Juarez, Education
  Dr. Alice Kracke, English
  Dr. Denise McAdory, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
  Dr. Henry M. McKiven, Jr., History
  Dr. Clarence L. Mohr, History
  Dr. Gloria J. Palileo, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
  Dr. Sue Walker, English
  Dr. Susan Youngblood, Philosophy
 
The minor in African American Studies provides an interdisciplinary investigation of the experiences, conditions, origins, accomplishments, and contributions of people of African ancestry in the United States. Students may deepen their appreciation and understanding of African-Americans by studying their earlier history in Africa, their transition to the New World, and their diasporic experiences in other parts of the world. The African-American Studies Program is comprised of eighteen courses offered through seven departments of instruction within the College of Arts and Sciences.
The minor in African-American Studies takes advantage of those characteristics of the African-American experience that make it uniquely valuable for serious academic study and teaching, for it exposes students to the diversity and unity of the African-American experience as well as to the similarities and differences among the cultures of Africa.
 
Core Requirements
  1. AFR 101, Introduction to African-American Studies (three semester hours). This course is to be taken immediately after the African-American Studies minor is declared.
  2. At least one humanities and one social science course selected from the offerings below.
  3. The election of additional courses to bring the total credits to at least 21 hours.
African-American Studies Course Offerings
AFR 101 (Required)
 
Humanities Courses
EH 242 EH 468 PHL 331
EH 477 EH 492  
     
Social Science Courses
HY 362 HY 479 HY 435
HY 377 HY 477 HY 478
HY 485 PSY 270 SY 220
SY 315 SY 435 SY 445
     
Other
ARH 250 ARH 343
A description of these courses may be found under the appropriate departments.
 
 

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