Program of Concentration (Minors) in African American and Diaspora Studies (21 hours)
___3 hours of credit from AADS 101, Introduction to AADS.
___3 hours of credit from Area of Study I, Literature, Theory, and Visual Culture.
Course 1 (3cr): __________________________________________________________
___3 hours of credit from Area of Study II, Gender and Sexuality.
Course 1 (3cr)____________________________________________________________
___3 hours of credit from Area of Study III, Social Sciences.
Course 1 (3 cr)____________________________________________________________
9 hours of credit from Electives. (List Courses—Dept/Prog and Number):
** AADS 270, Research Methods, Minors are encouraged to take AADS 270, which counts towards a course in Area Study III, Social Sciences, but not before the second semester of the sophomore year. Semester completed or to be completed: _______________________
At least 6 hours of the concentration must focus on the Americas (outside of the United States) and/or Africa. (List Courses—Dept/Prog and Number):
AADS Areas of Study and Courses (*asterisk indicates courses fulfill the Africa and Americas outside of the United States portion of the major and minor; see website or catalog for Electives).
Area of Study I, Literary Theory, and Visual Culture
AFRICAN AMERICAN AND DIASPORA STUDIES: 110, Race Matters; 150, Reel to Real: Film Aesthetics and Representation*; 202, Mystery, Murder, and Mayhem in Black Detective Fiction; 230, Race, Mixed Race, and “Passing”; 240, Slavery and Public Memory*
Area of Study II, Gender and Sexuality
AFRICAN AMERICAN AND DIASPORA STUDIES: 120, Diaspora Feminisms*; 200, Popular Culture and Black Sexual Politics; 210, Black Masculinity: Social Imagery and Public Policy; 221, History and Myth: Black Women in the United States; 260. Black Diaspora Women Writers*.
Area of Study III, Social Sciences
AFRICAN AMERICAN AND DIASPORA STUDIES: 102, Making of the African Diaspora*; 140, Roots, Rasta, Rumba*; 145, Atlantic African Slave Trade*; 155, African American Migration, 1800–Present; 201, African American Family History; 203, Race Wars: Civil Conflicts, Revolutions and Revolts*; 215, Black Issues in Education, 236 African Spirits in Exile: Diaspora Religions in the Americas*