African American Studies, Minor
The African American (AFAM) Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program of coursework designed to expose students to the culture, literature, art, music, psychology, sociology, religion and the health issues of Africa and the African Diaspora.
The program, through a multidisciplinary approach, focuses on the experiences of the descendants of Africa. It encourages the global connection between Africa and America through the culture of African Americans. Through this interdisciplinary approach, students will enhance their communication skills, oral and written, and critical thinking skills.
To fulfill a minor in AFAM at CSU, students must complete 18 hours of AFAM coursework. There are 2 required courses for the AFAM minor, AFAM 2010 Intro-African American Studies and AFAM 2050 AFAM Intellectuals. Students will take an additional 12 hours of AFAM courses drawn from the list below.
|AFAM 2010||Intro-African American Studies||3|
|AFAM 2050||AFAM Intellectuals||3|
|Upper Division Electives||12|
|Choose 12 hours from the following:||12|
Any 3000-4000 level AFAM course
|Race and Crime|
|African American Literature I|
|African American Literature II|
|History of Sub Sahara Africa|
|Spec. Topics in Hist-Mid. East|
|African American Hist. to 1877|
|African Am. Hist. since 1877|
|African American Politics|
|Politics of Africa|
|Psych. of African-American Exp|
|Race and Ethnicity|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Courses taken in Area F or as upper division major electives (allowable by major) may be counted as coursework in the AFAM minor. Please note that all courses listed here are offered in rotation in their home departments.