Pan-African Studies (BA)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.
Bachelor of Arts in Pan-African Studies
Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.
|General Education Requirements||34|
All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.
Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements
|General 101: A&S Orientation||1|
(completion of the intermediate level of a single foreign language)
|Electives in Humanities or Natural Sciences
(in addition to courses counted toward General Education;
6 hours must be at 300 level or above)
WR—two approved courses at the 300 level or above
(may be incorporated into other degree requirements)
Department of Pan-African Studies
Pan-African Studies Core
|Pan-African Studies 2001||3|
|Pan-African Studies: additional course at the 200 level||3|
|Pan-African Studies 4082||3|
|Pan-African Studies 500 or 586||3|
|Capstone Elective: Any 500 level Pan-African Studies
course approved by the advisor
Pan-African Studies Subfields
|Cultural Studies: Pan-African Studies courses focusing on art, music, literature, philosophy or religion||9|
|Historical Studies: Pan-African Studies courses focusing on African American, African and African Diaspora history||6|
|Social Studies: Pan-African Studies courses focusing on race, gender, family, health, psycho-social, geography, economics, education, or politics||6|
|Electives in Social Sciences, other than Department of PanAfrican Studies||6|
|Electives in the Humanities or Natural Sciences, of which 6 hours must be at 300 level or above||12|
1 Fulfills General Education requirement.
2 Fulfills WR requirement.