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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Africana Studies Major, B.A. with Secondary Social Studies Teacher Licensure Concentration

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This program listing is for students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies with recommendation for Secondary Social Studies Teacher Licensure. Students in this program are required to complete the following requirements. All courses required for teacher licensure must be passed with a grade of C- or higher.

The African American Studies major will provide candidates with a comprehensive understanding of African heritage in this country through examination of African links; the contributions of African American people in the growth and development of the United States; African American community, culture, lifestyles, political activity, religious development, community service and resource assistance; as well as the prognosis and potential for social change.

Required General Studies

  • Students must satisfy the Written Communication general studies requirement.
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • General Studies Arts and Humanities (6 credits)*
  • General Studies Historical (satisfied by additional required content area courses for social studies licensure)
  • General Studies Natural and Physical Sciences (6 credits)*
  • (GEG 1100, required in a later sequence, will satisfy 3 credits in Natural and Physical Sciences, so only 3 additional credits are needed to satisfy this category)

  • General Studies Social and Behavioral Sciences (satisfied by EDS 3130 and EDS 3150 in licensure sequence)

    General Studies Total: 21



    *Included in General Studies courses, students must select one that satisfies the Global Diversity requirement.

Africana Studies Major Electives

Select 12 semester hours of Africana Studies electives in consultation with an advisor.


Africana Studies Major Electives total credits: 12

Summary of Requirements

Required General Studies 21 credits
Africana Studies Major Core 36 credits
Additional Content Courses for Secondary Social Studies Licensure 27 credits
Foundation and Methods for Secondary Education 40 credits
Africana Studies Major with Secondary Social Studies Licensure Total 124 credits


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