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Africology Courses

UWM Schedule of Classes
Fall 2015 Africology Course Descriptions (pdf)
Undergraduate Requirements
College of Letters and Science Degree Requirements
Africology Degree Requirements
Goals and Objectives of the Africology Major
Africology - Courses Offered

Africology Curriculum

The curriculum for a degree in Africology follows two paths at UW-Milwaukee. From the 100 level courses it is possible to follow one of two options. Referred to as Options A and B, they refer to the classes divided between the Political Economy and the Culture and Society realms. Option A and B course listings are in the UWM Undergraduate Catalog.

Option A

A minimum of 24 credits; six may be taken from Option B, and at least 15 must be taken at or above the 300 level.

Option B

A minimum of 24 credits; six may be taken from Option A, and at least 15 must be taken at or above the 300 level.

We recommend you speak with your advisor whenever you have concerns or questions about your education.

Africology and First Year Courses

To prepare for an Africology degree, you must as in all other disciplines take core courses. These prepare you for what lies ahead and start the foundation for either Option A or Option B within the school. Usually a course level is defined by how much work is involved and what is expected. 100 level courses are usually introductory courses. 200-300 are usually sophomore and junior courses but run the gambit for all course work. 400 and 500 level are usually senior courses with 600 and above being graduate level courses.

Undergraduate Catalog: Africology Courses Offered

100 Level Courses:

Africol 100: Black Reality: Survey of African-American Society
Africol 101: Composition and Writing in Africology
Africol 102: Survey of African-American Literature
Africol 111: African-American History: Pre-1865
Africol 112: African-American History: 1865-Present
Africol 121: Introduction to African-American Politics
Africol 125: Economics of the Black Community
Africol 163: African-American Concept of Self
Africol 199: Independent Study