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Certificate of Specialization (CS)
This program is designed for students interested in a broad-based education and in enhancing their knowledge, understanding and capabilities for functioning effectively in a multi-racial society. Although the program is geared toward students planning to transfer to four-year colleges, students in career programs will find the insight gained through these courses valuable.
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African-American Studies (CS) 18 Credits
|Program Total: 18 credits|
|PHL:105||Black Philosophy (or)|
|ENG:217||Major Black Writers*||3|
|PSY:200||General Psychology (Black Emphasis)||3|
|HST:137||African-American History I (or)|
|HST:138||African-American History II*||3|
|SOC:101||Introduction to Sociology (Black Emphasis)||3|
|XXX:xxx||African-American Studies approved elective||3|
|* Required courses not selected may be taken as an
|ART:104||Major Black Artists||3|
|ECO:103||Economics of the Black Experience||3|
|HST:130||African History I||3|
|HST:131||African History II||3|
|HUM:209||Blacks and the World of Cinema||3|
|PSC:106||Blacks and the American Political Process||3|
Career and Employment Services
The Social Science Resource Center is located in room D-220. This lab is equipped with computers, videos and books for researching African-American Studies and is open Monday through Friday.
The African-American Studies program is offered at our Forest Park campus. Students may take general education classes toward this degree at any of our four campuses, our five education centers, and online.