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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

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Africana Studies (B.A.)



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Note: Students will no longer be admitted to the Africana Studies major after September 1, 2017

Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the Africana Studies Major: 42 semester hours

Major

Through the arts, humanities and social sciences, the Africana Studies program at EIU explores key aspects of the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world. Its broad educational purposes are to engender among all students an intellectual appreciation of Black life and to enrich EIU curriculum and increase the relevance of an EIU education by providing our students with an appreciation of all cultures. The program offers both a major and a minor.

Summary of Program Requirements


  • 7 courses from the core - 21 hours
  • 3 courses from a single area of concentration - 9 hours

Plus 4 Courses (one course from four different areas of concentration) - 12 hours

Concentration:


9 Semester hours from a single area of concentration.

Electives: Total Semester Hours - 21


12 Semester hours from four different areas of concentration.

Concentration in Politics and International Development:


Concentration in Gender:


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