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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018

Africana Studies Major


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Requirements for concentration:


11 units are required for the major.

Distribution of unit requirements:


Students must also meet the distribution requirement. Apart from the clearly specified units - AFRS 100 - Introduction to Africana Studies , AFRS 351 Africana Studies Seminar  and AFRS 300 - Senior Thesis or Project  - the remaining 8 required units must include one course at the 200- or 300-level from four of the five different Africana regions: (1) Africa, (2) the North Atlantic, (3) the Arab World, (4) the Caribbean and Latin America, and/or (5) the Indian Ocean.

A maximum of two units of language study can be counted toward the major. A maximum of one unit of fieldwork can be counted toward the major. JYA credits normally accepted by the college may count towards the distribution requirements in consultation with the major adviser. NRO work may not be used to satisfy the requirements of the Africana Studies Program.

Advisers:


Program director and program faculty.

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