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African-American Studies BA - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 22.11 AFRO-AMERICAN STUDIES, CIP: 05.0201 African-American/Black Studies)

Department of Africana and American Studies

1010 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4680

Shaun Irlam
Chair

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
AAS 100LEC Intro African Amer Stds M 3
Pathway P 3
AAS Elective M 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric or Pathway CL1 or P 4 or 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
AAS 280LEC Survey of African Studies M 3
AAS Elective M 3
Math and Quantitative Reasoning MQR 4
Pathway Course or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 16 or 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
AAS Elective M 3
Scientific Literacy SLI1 4
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Elective Course E 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
AAS 358SEM Africa Diaspora:Soc Evol M 3
Scientific Literacy SLI2 3
AAS Elective M 3
Elective Course E 3
Pathway Course P 3
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UBC 399MNT UB Capstone CAP 1
Communication Literacy CL2 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
AAS 355SEM Race, Class & Society M/DIV 3
Total Credits: 13
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
AAS 295SEM Black Gender Studies or AAS 314SEM Black Philosophy M or M 3 or 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
AAS 425SEM Liberation Struggles or AAS 417SEM Black Aesthetics M or M 3 or 3
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Elective M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
AAS 320SEM Research Methods M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
AAS 498SEM Sr Sem: Research Project M 3
Elective 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective 2
Total Credits: 14
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Dec 22, 2020 12:07:16