Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18
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18 Credit Hours
College of Arts & Sciences
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 InformationStudents 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
- AFA 4430 Afro-Diasporic Literature and Political Movements
- AML 3604 African American Literature
- AML 4624 Black Women Writers
- ENG 4013 Literary Criticism
Elective Courses - 6 Hours
Select any two of the following courses: