Pan African Studies, Certificate
Certificate in Pan African Studies (300002C)
As an interdisciplinary field, Pan-African Studies helps students to gain a better understanding of the African-American experience while providing comparable experiences of others who were a part of the African Diaspora. This certificate allows students to examine Pan-African experiences from a social, historical, psychological and cultural context.
Dr. Sheldon Wrice
Professor, Technical Writing & Composition, Assoc. Dean-Humanities
The following information has official approval of the Department of Pan African Studies and the Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
The following courses constitute a “Certificate in Pan-African Studies” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certificate to be noted on the student’s record. A student undertaking the Pan African Studies Certificate Program must have prior consultation with the director of Pan African Studies. Special Topics/Selected Studies courses on topics appropriate to Pan African Study’s certificate may be applied with permission of Director.
- Course 3300:389 Special Topics: Literature & Language. must select from one of the following topics: Afro-American Novel or Afro-American Drama.
- Course 3300:689 Seminar in English must select topic: Seminar-Wright/Ellison/Baldwin.
- Course 3400:340 Selected Topics in History must select topic: African Expansion in Latin America.
|3600:481||Philosophy of Language||3|
|3400:361||African American History, 1492-1877||3|
|or 3400:362||African American History, 1877 to Present|
|Select 9 credits from the following:||9|
|The Black Experience from 1619-1877|
|The Black Experience 1877 - 1954|
|Civil Rights Movement in America: 1945-1974|
|Seminar in Afro-American Studies|
|Special Topics in Afro-American Studies|
|Independent Study: Pan-African|
|Black American Literature|
|Special Topics: Literature & Language.|
|U.S. Dialects: Black & White|
|Africa South of the Sahara|
|World Civilizations: Africa|
|Selected Topics in History|
|African American Men's History and Studies|
|African-American Social & Intellectual History|
|Race & Ethnic Relations|
|Diversity and Social Work|
|Introduction to Social Welfare|
|Social Work Practice with African American Families|