UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Africana Studies, B.A. (2018-2019 Archive)
African and African-American Social Sciences Option

Notice: The General Education requirements prescribed on this Road Map are based on the Plan R Required Pattern of Courses (GE catalog years 2006-2018). See General Education Plan R for more information.

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 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/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.