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Academic Foundations 003
African-American and African Studies 014
Major and Minor Requirements
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008 Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Programs and Courses African-American and African Studies 014 Major and Minor Requirements  

Major and Minor Requirements

The African-American and African studies department offers an interdisciplinary major that focuses on the historical, socioeconomic, and cultural experiences of African Americans, and African people in the worldwide diaspora. Courses also are designed to integrate scholarship on gender, race, and class.

Thirty-nine credits are required for a major in the discipline, and 21 for a minor.

The senior seminar (21:014:412)is arequired course for the major.

The following courses are required for both majors and minors:

21&62:014:111,112 Introduction to African-American and African Studies

21&62:014:305 Black Women in the United States

21&62:014:306 Comparative Race Relations

21&62:014:358 Black Writers of Africa and the Caribbean

21&62:014:389 Psychology and Values of the African American

21&62:014:396 The African-American Community

Fifteen additional credits in electives are required for completion of the major. The following electives are strongly recommended:

21&62:014:220 Black Political Thought

21&62:014:278 Black Subcultures of the U.S.A.

21&62:014:302 Special Topics in Black Studies

21&62:014:371 Internship

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