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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Africana Studies

Penn State Greater Allegheny

Mildred R. Mickle
Penn State Greater Allegheny
412-675-9135
mrm33@psu.edu

The 15-credit Africana Studies certificate is intended to provide an interdisciplinary approach to both African and African American studies and to instill students with the type of professional and intellectual flexibility that is of high value in a twenty-first century job market. The certificate could enhance majors such as English, psychology, business, engineering, or communications through adding intercultural and/or global expertise. Students are required to take 9 credits of 200-level (or below) courses and 6 credits of 400-level courses from the approved lists.

Admission Requirements:
Students should complete first the GWS requirement of one of the following (ENGL 15 or ENGL 30), and either HIST 20 or HIST 21.

List of Courses Included in the Certificate:
9 credits from the following list:
AF AM 101
AF AM 103/SOC 103/WMNST 103
AF AM/HIST 210
AF AM/HIST 211
AF AM/HIST 250
AF AM/RL ST 146
AF AM/RL ST 147
AF AM/THEA 208
AF AM/WMNST 102
AF AM100
AFR 110
AFR 150
AFR 202
AFR/HIST 191
AFR/HIST 192
CMLIT 003
ENGL 139
ENGL/AF AM 235
INART 062
SOC 119.

6 credits from the following list:
AF AM 401
AF AM 410
AF AM/SOC 409
AF AM/THEA 412
AF AM432
CMLIT 423
CRIMJ 451
ENGL 431
ENGL 461
ENGL 463
ENGL 466
ENGL 467
ENGL 468
ENGL 469
ENGL/WMNST 462
PSYCH 432
SOC 409
SOC 419

Effective Semester:  Fall 2013