Africana Studies certificate

Africana Studies certificate

Africana Studies drawing by Mildred Mickle

Africana Studies drawing

Image: Mildred R. Mickle

The 15-credit Africana Studies certificate is intended to provide an interdisciplinary approach to both African and African American studies and to instill students with the type of professional and intellectual flexibility that is of high value in a twenty-first century job market.  The certificate could enhance majors such as English, psychology, business, engineering, or communications through adding intercultural and/or global expertise.  Students are required to take 9 credits of 200-level (or below) courses and 6 credits of 400-level courses from the approved lists.

Students should complete first the GWS requirement of one of the following (ENGL 15 or ENGL 30), and either HIST 20 or HIST 21.

Requirements for the AFRCST certificate

9 credits from the following list:

  • AF AM 101
  • AF AM 103/SOC 103/WMNST 103
  • AF AM/HIST 210
  • AF AM/HIST 211
  • AF AM/HIST 250
  • AF AM/RL ST 146
  • AF AM/RL ST 147
  • AF AM/THEA 208
  • AF AM/WMNST 102
  • AF AM 100
  • AFR 110
  • AFR 150
  • AFR 202
  • AFR/HIST 191
  • AFR/HIST 192
  • CMLIT 003
  • ENGL 139
  • ENGL/AF AM 235
  • INART 062
  • SOC 119

6 credits from the following list:

  • AF AM 401
  • AF AM 410
  • AF AM/SOC 409
  • AF AM/THEA 412
  • AF AM 432
  • CMLIT 423
  • CRIMJ 451
  • ENGL 431
  • ENGL 461
  • ENGL 463
  • ENGL 466
  • ENGL 467
  • ENGL 468
  • ENGL 469
  • ENGL/WMNST 462
  • PSYCH 432
  • SOC 409