Courses that Count

 Elective Courses

Elective courses must be relevant to the focus of the concentration. For some electives, students may be required to negotiate specific assignments with the instructor and the concentration director. Other courses not identified in this list may also be acceptable, depending on the relevance of their content to the concentration.

ART 269 African Art History

ENGL 108 The Hero and the Trickster in Post-Colonial Literature

ENGL 205 American Racial and Multicultural Literatures

ENGL 207 Women of the African Diaspora

ENGL 210 Post-Colonial Literatures (with a focus on Africa)

ENGL 399 The Major Seminar (when the topic pertains to Africa and the Americas)

FREN 271 The Francophone World

FREN 372 Topics in Francophone Studies

FREN 373 Genre Studies

HIST 151 Slavery in African History

HIST 165 Slavery in the Americas

HIST 181 Civil Rights Revolution

HIST 256 Slavery in West Africa: Ghana (abroad)

HIST 277 African-American History

HIST 288 America in the Civil War and Reconstruction Era

HIST 291 Introduction to African History

HIST 292 Muslim Societies in Sub-Saharan Africa

HIST 370 American Seminar (when the topic pertains to Africa & the Americas)

RACE 122 Introduction to Race and Ethnic Studies

SOAN 128 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (with a focus on Africa)

SOAN 261 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective

SOAN 264 Race and Class in American Culture

SOAN 266 Crime and Inequality (with a focus on Africa)

SOAN 268 Class, Status, and Power

SWRK 280 Social Realities in South Africa (abroad)