Oct 28, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Africana Studies, B.A.


Adonijah Bakari
Adonijah.Bakari@mtsu.edu
615-898-5905

The B.A. 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.A., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 36 hours*
     Major Core    (24 hours)
    Africana Studies Elective Courses    (12 hours)
Foreign Language 6 hours
Minor 15-18 hours
Electives 19-28 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

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 courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (36 hours)


Major Courses (24 hours)


Africana Studies Electives (12 hours)


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

Foreign Language Requirement (6 hours)


  • Students must successfully complete 2010 and 2020 or any courses numbered above the 2000 level in a single foreign language.

Minor (15-18 hours)


Electives (19-28)


Curriculum: Africana Studies, B.A.


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