Major/Minor Checklists

Checklist for the Secondary Teaching Emphasis: Social Science Endorsement in Africana Studies: 125 credits

Required Courses: 25-28 Semester Hours
_____ AFS 100 Introduction To Africana Studies 3 (LAC 5.c; 8)
_____ AFS 101 Development of Black Identity 3 (LAC 4; 8)
_____ AFS 201 African American History I 3 (LAC 4)
_____ AFS 310 African Americans and U.S. Education 3
_____ AFS490 Seminar in African Studies 3
Select one of the following:
_____ AFS 102 The Black Women in America 3
_____ AFS 104 Survey of Africa 1-4
_____HIST 110 African Civilization 3
_____AFS 202 African American History II 3 (LAC 4)
_____AFS 205 Survey of African American Literature 3 (LAC 3.b)
_____AFS 230 Black Women in Literature 3
_____AFS 240 Dynamics of Racism 3
_____AFS 360 Routes of Black Music 3
Electives Major Credits - 20 Hours
_____ AFS 340 The Black Family 3
_____ AFS 395 Aspects of The African-American Experience** 3
_____ AFS 399 Community Study Project 1-4
_____ AFS 420 Black Politics 3
_____AFS 456 The Black Church and Religious Traditions 3
_____ECON 362 Economic History of the United States 3
_____HIST 338 Advanced Overview of American History 3
_____HIST 396 World History 3
Required Supporting Credits - 10 Hours
_____ ECON 203 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 (LAC 5.a)
Choose from the Following:
_____ART 382 African Art 3
_____HIST 110 African Civilization 3 (LAC 4)
_____MCS 101 Multiculturalism in the United States: Concepts & Issues 3 (LAC 4; 8)
Required Specific LAC Credits - 18 Hours
_____ECON 205 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 (LAC 5.a)
_____GEOG100 World Geography 3 (LAC 5.b)
_____HIST 100 Survey of American History from its Beginnings to 1877 3 (LAC 4)
_____HIST 120 Western Civilization from Ancient Greece to 1689 3 (LAC 4)
_____HIST 121 Western Civilization from 1689 to the Present 3 (LAC 4)
_____PSCI 100 United States National Government 3 (LAC 5.a)
_____SOC 100 Principles of Sociology 3 (LAC 5.c)

Elective Liberal Arts Core Credits - 22 hours

Require PTEP Credits - 38 hours

See: Required Secondary PTEP Courses, common to all Secondary PTEP's - 38-41 hour.

Note(s): Majors must obtain a grade of "C" or better (C- is not acceptable) in all AFS courses taken at UNC. Majors receiving a of "D" or lower in an AFS course must retake the course - or an equivalent approved by the academic advisor - and receive a grad of "C" or better (C- is not acceptable) to have the course counted toward the major. All AFS courses numbered 300 or higher include a research and writing component. Only 6 hours of AFS prefixes may be counted toward the Liberal Arts Core.

Students are strongly encouraged to acquire secondary language proficiency. A minimum of 21 semester hours of the total 33 hours required for the major must be at the 300-400 level. To be recommended for admission to PTEP, student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in the major (at least 9 hours at UNC) with a 2.75 grade point average or higher in those courses taken at UNC and counting toward the major. Africana Studies majors must successfully complete at least 27 hours in the major with a 2.75 grade point average or above in the courses taken at UNC prior to applying for student teaching and complete SOSC 341 with a grade of "C" or better (C- in no acceptable).


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