B.A. degree program in Africana studies
HEGIS code 2211
NYS SED program code 02112

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Program/Department Advisers

Office Hours
Cumberbatch, Prudence Associate Professor 718-951-5597 3105 James Hall prudence @ brooklyn.cuny.edu  


Department requirements (45-47 credits)
Two courses chosen from Africana Studies 1001 through 1099.

Twelve credits chosen from one of the groups a), b), or c):
a) History and political science: 3100 through 3199.
b) Literature, culture, and the arts: 3200 through 3299.
c) Society and the economy: 3300 through 4399.

At least two courses from groups other than the one chosen above.

One seminar or independent study course chosen from Africana Studies 4405 through 5404 or one writing intensive course from another department or program.

Eighteen credits of advanced courses offered by any other single department or program plus any prerequisite of those courses.

The department chair, with the approval of the chair of the department's undergraduate curriculum committee, may allow substitutions for one or more of these requirements consistent with the educational goals of the program.
Department recommendation
Students should consult a department counselor for help in planning a course of study. Majors are advised to include a methods course among the eighteen credits of advanced electives in another department or program offered for the completion of the major.