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Africana Studies certificate

The Africana studies certificate offers undergraduate students an interdisciplinary curriculum that introduces and expands knowledge related to cultures and histories of African people throughout the Diaspora. Utilizing scholarly research, theoretical inquiry and policy analysis, UNT graduates will be prepared to impact their communities in ways that will promote social justice, anti-racism, inclusion, equity and mutual respect.

Students with questions about this certificate may contact Dr. Christopher Todd, Department of History (christopher.todd@unt.edu).

Requirements, 12 hours

Two courses selected from:

  • HIST 4440 - African American History and Culture to 1865
  • HIST 4450 - African American History and Culture Since 1865
  • HIST 4580 - Africa to the Nineteenth Century

Two courses selected from:

  • ANTH 3130 - African-American Anthropology
  • ANTH 3400 - Peoples and Cultures of Africa
  • ANTH 4550 - Race, Ethnicity and Identity
  • CJUS 3500 - Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice
  • ECON 3150 - Economics of Discrimination
  • EDCI 4070 - Teaching Diverse Populations
  • ENGL 4260 - African American Literature
  • ENGL 4280 - Africana Literature, Media and Culture
  • ENGL 4285 - Africana Theory and Criticism
  • GEOG 3750 - Geography of Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa
  • HIST 4440 - African American History and Culture to 1865
  • HIST 4450 - African American History and Culture Since 1865
  • HIST 4451 - African American History During Segregation Era
  • HIST 4455 - History of Black Women in America
  • HIST 4580 - Africa to the Nineteenth Century
  • HIST 4830 - Rise and Fall of the Slave South
  • HIST 4840 - Making of the Modern South
  • HIST 4890 - Civil Rights and Black Power Movements in the U.S.
  • LING 3010 - African American English
  • MRTS 4520 - African-American Film
  • MUET 3050 - Music of Africa
  • MUET 3060 - African-American Music
  • MUJS 3070 - History of Jazz
  • PSCI 3105 - Political Economy of Race, Gender and Immigration
  • PSCI 3106 - African-American Politics
  • PSYC 4040 - Psychology of Race in the U.S.

*Other courses as approved by the Africana studies certificate advisors.

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