UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Africana Studies, B.A. African and African-American Social Sciences Option

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the four-year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to Assist for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified STAR Act students should use the STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report and Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
AFRS 301 3
AFRS 320 or AFRS 322 (also counts in GE Comparative Cultures) 3
AFRS 350 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
AFRS 361 (also counts in GE Upper Division Social Sciences) 3
AFRS 398 3
Electives 9
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
AFRS 486SOC or AFRS 392A-Z 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 9
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
AFRS 498 (offered spring only) 3
Africana Studies Elective. One course from: AFRS 161, AFRS 165, AFRS 311, AFRS 367, AFRS 466A, AFRS 466B, AFRS 488, AFRS 490 3
Electives 9
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

All students majoring in Africana Studies are encouraged to take foreign languages (French, Portuguese, Spanish or Swahili recommended).

*If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.