For students with a major or minor in intercultural studies, a focus in African-American studies offers the opportunity to learn about the history, characteristics, culture, contributions, social status and needs of African-Americans. The course of study provides an examination of the similarities and differences among African-Americans, other minority groups and the dominant majority.
For the major in intercultural studies with a focus in African-American studies, choose three of the following in addition to the rest of the major requirements. For a minor in intercultural studies, select two of the following in addition to the standard requirements for the minor.
- SOC 213/313 African Americans Through Film (odd years January)
- REL 346 African American Religious Traditions
- ICS 390 Special Topics
- ICS 395 Civil Rights Movements: U.S. and South Africa
- ICS 492 Independent Study
- Independent Study with department faculty
- Distance learning or transfer course
- Study abroad, Chicago Semester or other off-campus study
(As appropriate and approved by the ICS department chair)
- No more than two courses from one department except ICS can be used.
- No more than two courses for the minor or four courses for the major can be used for other major or minor requirements.