African Diaspora Studies Pathway

 The African Diaspora Studies Pathway prepares students to live and work in an increasingly
 interdependent and multicultural world by exploring issues related to the African continent and
 to people of African descent.
                                                                                                                                                  

Your Pathway must contain 4 courses drawn from at least 3 of the disciplinary areas listed below. Honors, special-topics, and study-abroad courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose.

Ethics & Justice
REST 209 World Religions

Fine Arts
MUS 106 Jazz and Sound
MUS 242 Popular Music in America

History (maximum 2 courses)
HIST 234 African American History 
HIST 242 Introduction to African Diaspora Studies
HIST 273 Colonial Latin America
HIST 274 Modern Latin America
HIST 280 Modern Africa
HIST 340 Race and Nationality in American Life *prereq 6 creds History
HIST 343 Premodern African History *prereq 6 creds History
HIST 375 History of Race in Latin America *prereq 6 creds History

Literature
ENG 353 Ethnic American Literature

Modern Languages (maximum 2 courses)
SPAN 260 Cultures of Latin America *taught in Spanish
SPAN 270 Cultures of Hispanics in the United States *taught in Spanish
SPAN 433 Literature of the Hispanic Caribbean *taught in Spanish; prereq upper-level Spanish-language courses or sufficient background in Spanish

Social Science (maximum 2 courses)
POSC 236 Politics of Developing Areas
POSC 303 Politics of Prejudice
POSC 310/HIST 216 Race and Political Thought
POSC 351 African Politics
SOC 336 Social Inequality *prereq SOC 101
SOCW 395 Social Work with Diverse Populations *prereq SOC 101, SOCW 230

Non-Breadth Options (maximum 1 course)
COM 325 Intercultural Communication
MDIA 326 Race & Ethnicity in Film
MDIA 422 Topics in Global Cinema *contingent on course topic

 

 

 

 

 

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