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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Africana Studies, B.S.


Louis L. Woods
Louis.Woods@mtsu.edu
615-898-7987

The B.S. in Africana Studies is designed for students who want to learn about the history and culture of people of African descent throughout the diaspora, race relations, and socio-economic/political institutions. Courses cover international, contemporary, and historical issues across various disciplines, including political science, history, geography, literature, and philosophy.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Africana Studies, B.S., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following General Education course is required for this major:

  • ENGL 2020

Major Requirements (36 hours)


Africana Studies Electives (12 hours)


To be selected in consultation with advisor according to student interest, career ambitions, and learning goals

Minor (15-18 hours)


Electives (28-31 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Africana Studies


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Subtotal: 32 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 28 Hours