A minimum of 39 units is required for the major in Black Studies; 12 lower division and 27 upper division units. The distribution of courses within Africana Studies affords the students the opportunity for in-depth exploration of either African American Studies or Continental African Studies areas or a combination of the two, as well as other Diasporan studies, the e.g., Caribbean basin.
Lower Division (12 units)
Required Core Courses (6 units): AFRS 110, 120 or 121
Elective Courses (6 units): one course from each of the following groups:
Upper Division (27 units):
Required Core Courses (12 units): AFRS 330, 335, 332 or 354, 495
Elective Courses (15 units): one or more courses selected from each of the following groups:
Students majoring in other departments of the University but interested in Africana Studies may at the same time pursue a program leading to a Certificate in Africana Studies. Courses used to meet the certificate requirement may, where applicable, also be used simultaneously to meet General Education requirements or the major and minor requirements of cooperating departments.
The minor in Africana Studies requires a minimum of 24 units of which at least 12 units must be in upper-division courses, with two or more courses selected from each of the following:
Take the following core course: AFRS 110 and 495
The Minor in Africana Studies is open to any non-Africana Studies majors.