Current Courses

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.

Fall Semester 2017 -18

ART 269 African Art History
ENGL 205 American Racial and Multicultural Literatures
ENGL 399 The Major Seminar (when the topic pertains to Africa and the Americas)
HIST 151 Slavery in African History
HIST 181 Civil Rights Revolution
HIST 288 America in the Civil War and Reconstruction Era
SOAN 128 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (with a focus on Africa)
SOAN 261A/B Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
SOAN 264 Race and Class in American Culture
SWRK 221 Social Work and Social Welfare

Interim January 2017 – 18

ENGL 108 The Hero and the Trickster in Post-Colonial Literature
HIST 291 Introduction to African History
HIST 256 Slavery in West Africa Ghana (abroad)
PHIL 255 Race and Social Justice (Interim)
RACE 121 Introduction to Race and Ethnic Studies (Literary Studies)
SOAN 128 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (with a focus on Africa)

Spring Semester 2017 – 18

AFA 231 Africa and the Americas: The Ties that Bind
DANCE 107 African Fusion I
DANCE 141A African Fusion II
DANCE 246 Dance in the United States
ENGL 207 Women of the African Diaspora
HIST 165 Slavery in the Americas
HIST 277 African-American History
HIST 395 Oral History Seminar
MUSIC 229 Jazz Improvisation
RACE 121 Introduction to Race and Ethnic Studies (Literary Studies)

Past Courses