Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Certificates

Africana Literatures

18 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences

Certificate Description

The College of Arts and Sciences offers this Certificate through the collaboration of the departments of Africana Studies, English, and World Languages. It is designed for majors in all colleges as well as non-degree seeking students who wish to engage in a focused study of Africana literatures, acquire appreciation and knowledge of these literatures, and have that knowledge formally recognized in their academic record. The Certificate is designed to enhance the student's academic and professional growth.

Total Certificate Hours - 18 Hours

Core Information

Students are required to take 18 credit hours. There are twelve hours of core courses and 6 hours of required elective courses. Other courses may be substituted for elective hours with the approval of the Undergraduate Director. Students must declare their intention to acquire the Certificate prior to completing nine hours of program coursework.

Core Courses - 12 Hours

Elective Courses - 6 Hours

Select any two of the following courses:

  • AFA 4931 Selected Topics in Africana Studies
    • Haiti: Legacy of Resilience and Freedom
  • AML 4624 Black Women Writers
  • WST 4410 Postcolonial Women Writers

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