Minor Course Options

African American Culture Track

Lower-level courses: *Two required

  • 0150 African American Literature
  • 0311 The African American Family
  • 0313 The Black Church
  • 0352 African American Dance
  • 0454 Man/Woman Literature
  • 0515 African American Politics
  • 0517 African American Poetry
  • 0543 Contemporary African American Drama 1
  • 0629 Afro-American History 1
  • 0639 History of Jazz
  • 0787 Black Consciousness
  • 0788 Contemporary Africana Films

Upper-level courses: *Two required

  • 1011 The Rise of the Modern Pan-Africanist Movement
  • 1012 Early 20th Century Black Social Movement
  • 1033 African Americans and the Mass Media
  • 1108 African American Folk Culture
  • 1145 African American Rhetoric
  • 1335 Afro-American Music in the U.S.
  • 1402 Learning Paradigms for African American Child Development
  • 1522 Sex and Racism
  • 1605 August Wilson Dramas
  • 1616 African American Women Writers
  • 1704 Africana World Literature
  • 1710 African American Health Issues

African Culture Track

Lower-level courses: *Two required

  • 0127 Introduction to Africa
  • 0212 West African Dance
  • 0242 Africana Urban Woman
  • 0318 History of Africa Before 1800
  • 0522 African Literature
  • 0586 African Civilization and Culture
  • 0787 Black Consciousness
  • 0788 Contemporary Africana Films

Upper-level courses: *Two required

  • 1011 The Rise of the Modern Pan-Africanist Movement
  • 1030 African Politics
  • 1240 African Literature and Society
  • 1309 Women of Africa and the African Diaspora
  • 1310 Cultures of Africa
  • 1331 African Liberation Movements
  • 1334 Music in Africa
  • 1347 Francophone Africana Literature
  • 1644 The African Novel
  • 1655 African Cinemas
  • 1656 History of Africa Since 1800
  • 1661 Political Economy of Africa

Multidisciplinary Track

Lower-level humanities courses: *One required

  • 0212 West African Dance
  • 0316 African American Theatre
  • 0352 African American Dance
  • 0543 Contemporary African American Drama 1

Lower-level social sciences courses: *One required

  • 0120 The African American Experience in Sports
  • 0313 The Black Church
  • 0385 Caribbean History
  • 0515 African American Politics
  • 0630 Afro-American History 2
  • 0684 Race, Class, and Ethnicity: The Caribbean Experience

Upper-level humanities courses: *One required

  • 1033 African Americans and the Mass Media
  • 1036 Black Literature
  • 1041 Special Topics in Caribbean Literature
  • 1145 African American Rhetoric
  • 1240 African Literature and Society
  • 1306 World Literature in English Literature
  • 1347 Francophone Africana Literature
  • 1349 Contemporary Caribbean Literature
  • 1353 Comparative Dance Expression
  • 1555 Afro-Caribbean Dance
  • 1620 African American Literary Criticism
  • 1655 African Cinemas/Screen Griots

Upper-level social sciences courses: *One required

  • 1021 History of the African Diaspora
  • 1039 History of Caribbean Slavery
  • 1538 History of Black Pittsburghers
  • 1656 History of Africa since 1800
  • 1711 The City in Africa

Advising

Africana Studies minors advisor:

Oronde Sharif 
4142 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Tel: 412-648-2276 
E-mail: senegal1@pitt.edu