African American and Diaspora Studies Certificate
The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.
Total Units Required: 5
To participate in the African American and Diaspora Studies certificate program, students must declare their affiliation to the current Director of Graduate Studies in the department of African American Studies. To obtain the African American and Diaspora Studies certificate, students must complete five graduate courses in the department of African American Studies, at least two of which must be chosen from the following list of courses:
|AF_AM_ST 401-0||Research Seminar in Black Studies|
|AF_AM_ST 402-0||Theorizing Black Genders and Sexualities|
|AF_AM_ST 403-0||Theorizing Blackness and Diaspora|
|AF_AM_ST 440-0||Black Historiography|
|AF_AM_ST 420-0||Expressive Arts and Cultural Studies|
|AF_AM_ST 460-0||Race, Politics, Society, and Culture|
The remaining three electives are courses that will be taught by the core faculty in African American Studies.
Graduate courses typically offered as electives include:
|AF_AM_ST 441-0||History of Black Women in the Diaspora|
|AF_AM_ST 442-0||Africans in Colonial Latin America|
|AF_AM_ST 444-0||Civil Rights/Black Liberation|
|AF_AM_ST 445-0||Historicizing Race in Latin America|
|AF_AM_ST 475-0||Genealogy of Racism as a Concept: Deconstruction & Governmentality|
|AF_AM_ST 480-0||Graduate Topics in African American Studies|
|AF_AM_ST 490-0||Independent Study|
Students may petition the current Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) in the department of African American Studies to substitute one of the five required courses with a course offered by a Faculty Affiliate of African American Studies or an instructor whose course has been approved by the DGS.