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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

African and African American Studies Minor


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General Program Information


Box 70672
Phone: (423) 439-6688
Web Address:
www.etsu.edu/afam

The African and African American Studies Program promotes the awareness and understanding of issues related to peoples of African descent. Drawing upon the  broad resources of the university, the program offers and coordinates a variety of co-curricular and extracurricular activities. It encourages regular course offerings on both African and African American topics in a number of departments. A multidisciplinary faculty committee oversees the work of the program. An effort is made to consult with interested students to ensure that the activities and course offerings are responsive to students’ needs.

Because of its great flexibility, the program serves as an attractive option for students in a wide variety of majors. In consultation with an African and African American Studies advisor, students may plan a course of study in the AFAM minor which will complement their majors, enhance their employment skills, and enrich the  knowledge gained in their university studies.

African and African American Studies Minor


A minor in African and African American studies requires the completion of 21 hours of coursework, including the following:

African/African American Studies Minor: 21 Credit Hours


Note:


* The additional (9) nine credit hours of upper-division coursework must be approved by an advisor. At least (3) three credit hours must be in African studies and (3) three credit hours must be in African American studies.

Appropriate classes, including special topics and independent study courses, may be taken in any field; however, no courses counting toward the student’s major may be counted toward satisfying the minor’s requirements.

A Partial Listing of Courses in African and African American Studies


Course information below is listed in order of course number, course title, and credit hours.

African and African American Studies: 12 Credit Hours


Art: 3 Credit Hours


Criminal Justice and Criminology: 3 Credit Hours


Music: 3 Credit Hours


Sociology and Anthropology: 6 Credit Hours


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