African-American Studies

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation * (Major Code: 01700)

The associate in arts degree is intended to emphasize history from an African-American perspective, the development and role of African-American culture today, and the African American in the political system.

African-American history (AFRO 110, AFRO 111) fulfills the American Institutions requirement at SDSU and most other campuses of the California State Universities and colleges system.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will be able to identify and conduct a comparative analysis of major historiographic perspectives, concepts, issues, historic relationships, contributions, and paradigms, that impact African American identity and culture.
Program Requirements
AFRO/HIST 110AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I3
AFRO/HIST 111AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II3
AFRO/SOC 151INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE3
Electives
Select 9 units of the following:9
ASIAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I
ASIAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II
AFRICAN DANCE I
AFRICAN DANCE II
AFRICAN DANCE III
AFRICAN DANCE IV
WORLD HISTORY I
WORLD HISTORY II
MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I
MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II
Total Units18
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Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.