Africana Studies requires an Africa-relevant foreign language study that exceeds the College-wide proficiency requirement. Specifically, Africana Studies requires additional Africa-relevant foreign language study that can be fulfilled by any one of the following:
a) one course beyond the 202-level in one language, or
b) 202-level proficiency in a second Africa-relevant language, or
c) African American English or AFST 306 Caribbean Linguistics, or AFST 306: African Cultures Through Languages or other Africana Studies courses on African Languages or
d) off-campus study programs or native proficiency in any national, ethnic, or community language of African or the African Diaspora (such as, but not limited to, Amharic, Hausa, Haitian Kreyol, Jamaican Creole English, Oromiffa, Twi, Swahili, Sranan, Yoruba, Wolof and Zulu).
Native proficiency in the following can also be used to fulfill the requirement: Arabic, French, Portuguese, or Spanish. Others may be approved on a case-by-case basis.
Concentration Core & Electives:
The remaining credits are to come from concentration core and courses in the Humanities and Social Sciences that are specific to each of the three Concentrations that constitute the Major. These are listed by Concentration. The University Registrar publishes the most recent list of eligible courses every semester.