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Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
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Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Classical Studies Minor
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Media Studies 657
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Russian 860
General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses African American Studies 014 Minor Requirements  

Minor Requirements

A minor in African American studies requires that students complete 18 credits. Six credits may be at the 200 level and at least 12 credits must be at the 300-400 level.

The following courses are approved 200-level courses:

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

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

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

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

50:516:241Precolonial Africa (3)

50:516:242Africa since 1800 (3)

50:730:216Africana Philosophy (3)

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

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

50:920:208Contemporary Social Problems (3)

The following courses are approved 300- and 400-level courses:

50:014:300The Slave Narratives (crosslisted as 50:512:380 and 50:352:352) (3)

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

50:014:310Independent Study in African-American Studies (BA)(hours and credits by arrangement)

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

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

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

50:014:381Special Topics in African-American Studies (fall or summer I)(3)

50:014:382Special Topics in African-American Studies (spring or summer II) (3)

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

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

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

50:512:338 Hope and Rage: America 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)

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

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

50:920:316Race and Ethnicity (Sociology) (3)

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

Special Topics courses in various departments may also be taken for credit toward the African American studies minor with the approval of the director.

Students may use one of the following:

50:512:230Education in America (3) or

50:964:301Contemporary Issues in Elementary Education (3) or

50:964:302Contemporary Issues in Secondary Education (3)

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

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