THE CONCENTRATION | UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

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The Concentration (24 points)
 
A minimum of twenty-four (24) points is required for the concentration. The minimum requirements of the concentration are described below:
 
Core Requirements
The single core requirement for the Concentration is African-American Studies C1001 ("Introduction to African-American Studies").
 
Governed Electives
Within the "governed electives" category, the Concentrator must accumulate a minimum of nine (9) points in course credit. One course must be in the humanities; one course must be in the social sciences, and a third course in the governed electives category must focus primarily on non-U.S. cultures and societies within the African Diaspora or Africa.
 
Designated Area of Study
Additionally, a minimum of twelve (12) points must be acquired from courses within a Designated Area of Study, such as a specific discipline or a regional area (please note that in the case of a Designated Area of Study being in a regional area, those courses must deal substantially with peoples of the African Diaspora or Africa).
 
One of the courses taken to fulfill either the governed electives category or the designated area of study must be either:
  • African-American Studies C3936 (“Colloquium: Black Intellectuals")
  • African-American Studies C3930 ("Topics in the Black Experience").