Program Director

Tiffany Anderson

239 DeBartolo Hall

(330) 941-3419

tmanderson03@ysu.edu

The University offers a minor in Africana Studies with the advice and approval of the chair of the department in which the student is majoring. The minor requires completion of 18 hours. For information about the Africana Studies minor, contact the director.

COURSETITLES.H.
AFST 2600Introduction to Africana Studies 13
AFST 2601Introduction to Africana Studies 23
Select two courses from the following (6 s.h.):6
African Literature
History of Modern Africa
History of South Africa
African and Neo-African Religion
Select two courses from the following (6 s.h.):6
The Black Experience in American Literature
The Black Experience in American History
Select Problems in American History
African-American Religion
Religion and Race
Total Semester Hours18

AFST 2600    Introduction to Africana Studies 1    3 s.h.

The social-historical and intellectual heritage of black people in Africa and the Americas.
Gen Ed: Domestic Diversity, Social Science, Social and Personal Awareness.

AFST 2601    Introduction to Africana Studies 2    3 s.h.

The cultural and intellectual heritage of black people in Africa and the Americas as reflected in literature, philosophy, and art.
Gen Ed: Arts and Humanities, Domestic Diversity, Social and Personal Awareness.

AFST 3700    Africana Studies Colloquium 1    3 s.h.

A social studies seminar focusing on the historic, economic, political, or social aspects of the experiences of people of African descent. May be repeated once with different content.
Prereq.: AFST 2600.

AFST 3701    Africana Studies Colloquium 2    3 s.h.

A humanities seminar focusing on the art, music, literature and/or philosophy of people of African descent. May be repeated once with different content.
Prereq.: AFST 2601.