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Black Diaspora Studies Minor - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Spring Semester 2005

Black Diaspora Studies Minor - Archive

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (BLDSP)

PROFESSOR DEBORAH F. ATWATER, in charge

The minor in Black Diaspora Studies is designed to broaden the perspectives of students through an examination of the international/transnational dimensions of the experiences of African and African-descent populations, particularly those in the Western Hemisphere. Since the early 16th century, when Europe, the Americas, and Africa were brought into a pattern of sustained interaction following the onset of the Age of European Discovery, the African slave trade and other forms of migration and exchange have been critical to the formative experience of Africans and African-descent populations linked by the Atlantic. The intensity and impact of those exchanges have varied over time, but the presence of Africans and African-descent populations in the evolution of Atlantic civilization constitutes the core of the study of the African Diaspora. A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (9 credits)
AAA S 102 GH;DF(3), AAA S 132 DF(3), CMLIT 003 GH;DF(3) (Sem: 1-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (9 credits)
Select 9 credits from the following (6 credits must be at the 400 level):
AAA S 201 GS;DF(3), AAA S 208 GA;DF(3) (Sem: 1-4)
AAA S 403(3), AAA S 412 DF(3), AAA S 431 GS;DF(3), CMLIT 422(3), CMLIT 423(3), FR 458 DF(3), HIST 479(3), PL SC 453(3), PL SC 454(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-07-089

Review Date: 04/19/00

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