Rhode Island College

2014-2015 Catalog


Africana Studies Minor

The minor in Africana studies consists of a minimum of 21 credit hours, as follows:

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
AFRI 200Introduction to Africana Studies

4

Fall, Spring, Summer (as needed).
AFRI 461Seminar in Africana Studies

4

As needed.
 

HIST 348Africa under Colonial Rule

4

Annually.
or

HIST 349History of Contemporary Africa

4

Annually.

CHOOSE THREE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
AFRI 310Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Era

3

Fall.
AFRI 320Hip-Hop: A Global Perspective

3

As needed.
AFRI 335Race and Cyberspace

3

As needed.
AFRI 350Special Topics in Africana Studies

3

AFRI 410Seminar in Comparative Race Relations

3

Spring.
AFRI 420Comparative Slave Systems

3

As needed.
ANTH 205Race, Culture, and Ethnicity: Anthropological Perspectives

4

Odd years.
ART 461Seminar in Art History

3

Fall, Spring.
ENGL 326Studies in African American Literature

4

As needed.
ENGL 327Studies in Multicultural American Literatures

4

As needed.
ENGL 336Reading Globally

4

As needed.
HIST 334The Black Experience in America

4

Fall.
HIST 348Africa under Colonial Rule

4

Annually.
HIST 349History of Contemporary Africa

4

Annually.
POL 333Law and Politics of Civil Rights

4

Annually.
POL 341The Politics of Developing Nations

3

As needed.
PSYC 351Psychology of Human Diversity

4

Spring.
PSYC 425Community Psychology

4

Fall.
SOC 208Minority Group Relations

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 344Minority Issues in Justice Systems

4

Fall, Spring.

ART 461, ENGL 336: (when applicable)

Students may take no more than 3 credit hours of 200-level courses.

Total Credit Hours: 21-24