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.

Each Pathway must contain 4 courses covering a minimum of 3 different disciplines. In addition to the courses listed below, Honors and special-topics courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose. See here for a list of Fall 2015 course offerings applicable to Pathways.

  • ENG 353 Ethnic American Literature
  • 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
  • MUS 106 Jazz and Sound
  • MUS 242 Popular Music in America
  • POSC 236 Politics of Developing Areas
  • POSC 303 Politics of Prejudice
  • POSC 310/HIST 216 Race and Political Thought
  • POSC 351 African Politics
  • REST 209 World Religions
  • SOC 336 Social Inequality *prereq SOC 101
  • SOCW 395 Social Work with Diverse Populations *prereq SOC 101, SOCW 230
  • 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


Students may also select one of the non-breadth area courses below for this Pathway:

  • COM 325 Intercultural Communication
  • MDIA 326 Race & Ethnicity in Film
  • MDIA 422 Topics in Global Cinema *contingent on course topic