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

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