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Engineering Transfer 005
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African American Studies 014
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Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
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Geology 460
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Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
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Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
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Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses African American Studies 014 Major Requirements  

Major Requirements

Students must take the following courses:

50:014:400 The Capstone Project (3)**

50:512:203African-American History I(R) (3)

50:512:204African-American History II (R) (3)

50:920:316Race and Ethnicity (3)

Students must take one course from the following:

50:070:356Peoples and Cultures of Africa (3)

50:516:241Precolonial Africa (3)

50:516:242Africa since 1800 (3)

50:790:335Government and Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa (3)

Students must take one coursefrom the following:

50:352:250 Survey of African-American Literature I (3)

50:352:251 Survey of African-American Literature II (3)

50:352:451Major African-American Writers (3)

Students must take one course from the following:

50:509:299Perspectives in History (3)

50:790:391Quantitative Methods in Political Science (3)

50:830:215Statistics for Social Science (3)

50:920:301Methods and Techniques of Social Research (3)

50:960:183Elementary Applied Statistics (R) (3)

Students must take a minimum ofthree elective courses (9 credits) from the following list. Students may not use the same course(s) to meet both the major requirements and the elective requirement.

50:014:300The Slave Narratives (3) (crosslisted as 50:352:352)

50:014:301The Era of the Harlem Renaissance (3) (crosslisted as 50:512:380and 50:352:351)

50:014:310Independent Study (BA)*

50:014:364The African American Political Tradition (3)

50:014:381Special Topics in African-American Studies (3)

50:014:382Special Topics in African-American Studies (3)

50:014:400 The Capstone Project (3)**

50:014:401Special Topics: Service Learning (BA)

50:070:344Dance of the African Diaspora (3)

50:070:356 Peoples and Cultures of Africa (3)

50:082:285Art of Africa (3)

50:202:337The Poor, Minorities, and Justice (3)

50:220:339Economic Development (3)

50:352:250 Survey of African-American Literature I (3)

50:352:251 Survey of African-American Literature II (3)

50:352:451Major African-American Writers (3)

50:420:243 African and Caribbean Literature in Translation (3)

50:512:320Civil War and Reconstruction (3)

50:512:336America in the 1960s (3)

50:512:340The Civil Rights Movement (3)

50:512:342America Since the 1970s (3)

50:512:392American Lives: History and Biography (3)

50:516:241Precolonial Africa (3)

50:516:242Africa Since 1800 (3)

50:730:216Africana Philosophy (3)

50:790:242Urban Social Ecology (3)

50:790:335Government and Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa (3)

50:790:364Politics of Minority Groups (3)

50:790:469Rich Nations/Poor Nations (3)

50:790:480Radical Politics (3)

50:830:203Psychology of Minority Groups (3)

50:920:208Contemporary Social Problems (3)

50:840:216African-American Religion (3)

50:910:352Groups at Risk in Contemporary Society (3)

50:920:321Urban Sociology (3)

50:920:370Globalization and Social Change (3)

50:920:430African-American Culture (3)

50:965:306African Story Theater (3)

50:975:204Poverty and Urban Environmental Systems (3)

* 50:014:310 Independent Study (BA) - Independent readings under the supervision of a faculty member in the African American studies program. Forjuniors and seniors only. Permission of the director of the African American studies program required.Credits and hours are by arrangement only.

** 50:014:400 The Capstone Project (3) - An independent research project supervised by a faculty member on a topic ofinterest to the student, culminating in a major paper 25-30 pages in length. Student must be at least a junior. (Students who declared their major in African American studies after September 2008 do not have to take the Capstone Project, but must take four elective courses, the equivalent of 12 credits.)

In addition, appropriate special topics, independent study, and new courses may be substituted for the above courses with approval of the director.

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