Africana & Latino Studies Minor - ALS

This minor not only provides an appreciation of the heritage of Africana & Latino (ALS) peoples, but is a complement to several majors, especially those seeking careers in education, social services, law, and the entertainment industry. Students are encouraged to study a foreign language and/or engage in independent study work (ALS 299).  Students planning to complete requirements for this minor must make all arrangements with the Africana & Latino Studies Department, Fitzelle 270, (607) 436-3449.
*Courses in parentheses are pre-Fall 2016 Sociology Department courses.


Core Courses 6 s.h.

  • ALS 100 Black and Latino Experience
  • ALS 395 Senior Seminar in Africana and Latino Studies  

General ALS Selections 6 s.h.

Select two of the following:

  • ALS/PHIL 160 Urban Philosophical Dilemmas
  • ALS 208 African-Americans & Latinos in Film & TV
  • ALS/PHIL 259 Citizen, Democracy, and Identity
  • ALS/PHIL 260 Philosophy of Protest
  • ALS 262 Topics in Racism ALS 273 Race, Gender, Class & Culture
  • ALS/FAMS 361 American Families in Poverty
  • GEOG 238 Sustainability in Developing Countries
  • SOC 242 (SOCL 261) Sociology of Ethnic Relations
  • CRJ 240 (SOCL 279) Race, Crime & Justice
  • WMST 269 Women of Color in US
  • WMST 290 Women, Race & Representation: An Intro
  • WMST 291 Women, Race & Representation: Sexuality

Additional ALS Selections 6 s.h.

Select two of the following with any combination of the courses below:

     Africana Studies

  • ALS/ANTH 202 People & Culture of Africa
  • ALS/ANTH 203 People & Cultures of the Caribbean
  • ALS 207 Black Drama
  • ALS/ANTH 212 Music of the Caribbean
  • ALS 251 Pan Africanism
  • ALS 266 The African American Experience
  • ALS 278 African Atlantic: Popular Culture
  • ALS 279 Hip-Hop Culture
  • ALS/HIST 104 Intro to African History
  • ALS/HIST 215 History of the Modern Middle East & North Africa
  • ALS/HIST 219 Sexualities in Africa after 1800
  • ALS/HIST 263 African American History I
  • ALS/HIST 264 African American History II
  • ALS/HIST 274 Gender & Power in Africa
  • ALS/HIST 275 South Africa: Race & Resistance Since 1800
  • ALS/HIST 276 History of Slavery
  • ALS/POLS 211 Contemporary Black Social & Political Thought
  • ALS/POLS 265 African Politics
  • ALS/ALIT 250 African American Literature
  • ALS/WLIT 257 Modern Black Literature
  • ALS/ALIT/WMST 286 African-American Women Writers
  • ALS/ALIT 351 Literature of the Harlem Renaissance
  • ALS/WLIT 270 Postcolonial Literature & Culture: Africa MUSC 121 Jazz

     Latino Studies

  • ALS 206 Latino Drama: Teatro Campesino
  • ALS 208 African-American & Latinos in Film & TV
  • ALS 252 Latinos on the Move: Immigration
  • ALS 258 Latin American Political Theory
  • ALS/WMST 261 Women of Mixed Race Descent/Mestisaje
  • ALS/POLS 267 Latin American Politics
  • ALS/HIST 271 Colonial Latin America
  • ALS/HIST 272 Modern Latin America
  • ALS/HIST 288 Borderlands: Latinos/as in the US
  • ALS/SPAN 340 Literature of the Hispanic Caribbean
  • GEOG 266 Geography of Latin America
  • SPAN 204 Civilizations of Spanish-Speaking World
  • SPAN 310 Spanish & Latin American Film
  • SPAN 313 Survey of Spanish American Literature
  • SPAN 323 Literature of Revolutions
  • WLIT 271 Postcolonial Literature & Culture: The Americans

 

Total  18 s.h.


Notes:

1. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

2. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with the department of the minor