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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Africana Studies

African Studies - Social Studies Education Concentration BA Four-Year Plan

First Year
AFRA 110 - Introduction to African American Studies  (Satisfies Multicultural & Group B Breadth Requirement 1/12)                                                            AFRA 205 - Contemporary African American Issues  or AFRA 206 - Survey of African American Culture  (Satisfies Group B/C Breadth Requirement 4/12)
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   MATH 113 - Contemporary Mathematics  or MATH 114 - College Mathematics and Statistics  
HIST 103 - World History to 1400 /HIST 104 - World History since 1400  (Satisfies Group B Breadth Requirement 2/12)  AFRA Elective (1/4) 
Group A/D Breadth Requirement (3/12)  Group A/D Breadth Requirement (5/12) 
First Year Seminar (Social Studies Section)   
Credits: 15 Credits: 16
Second Year
AFRA 134 - History of Africa  (Satisfies Group B 6/12)  AFRA 304 - African American History to the Civil War  or AFRA 306 - African America History Since the Civil War  (Satisfies Group B 10/12) 
AFRA Elective (2/4)  AFRA Elective
ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics  (Satisfies Group C 7/12) GEOG 120 - World Regional Geography  (Satisfies Group C 11/12) 
PSYC 100 - General Psychology  (Satisfies Group C 8/12)  ECON 103 - Introduction to Macroeconomics  
Group D Breadth Requirement (9/12)  Group A/D Breadth Requirement (13/12) 
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
  EDUC 414 - Teaching Exceptional Adolescents  
Third Year
AFRA Elective (4/4)  HIST 316 - Civic Engagement in America  
HIST 315 - History for Teachers   ANTH, ECON, GEOG, HIST, PSYC, WOMS, or SOCI Elective (2/2) 
ANTH, ECON, GEOG, HIST, PSYC, WOMS, or SOCI Elective (1/2)  Group A/D Breadth Requirement (15/12) 
Group A/D Breadth Requirement (14/15)  EDUC 413 - Adolescent Development and Educational Psychology  
EDUC 419 - Diversity in Secondary Education   Free Elective
Credits: 15 Credits: 16
Fourth Year
AFRA 391 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to African American Studies   EDUC 400 - Student Teaching  (DLE Requirement) 
EDUC 420 - Reading in the Content Areas   AFRA 490 - Senior Colloquium  
HIST 491 - Planning a Course of Instruction   HIST 493 - Problems in Teaching History and Social Sciences  
HIST 492 - Integrating Instructional Technology into Social Studies Teaching    
Free Elective  
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Total Credits: 124

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.