Jun 14, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pan-African Studies, B.A.

Location(s): Main Campus

Students must promptly and regularly confer with the department advisor regarding course selection and availability. 

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in African AmericanPan-African Studies is 120 units, of which 45 units are required for the major. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including General Education and free electives. 

The major in Pan-African Studies consists of 45 units (15 classes).  PAS required courses include 12 units (4 classes) at the lower division and 12 units (4 classes) at the upper division; there are options within the upper division requirement.  Outside of the required core courses, completion of the major requires an additional 21 elective units (7 classes), a minimum of 4 of which must be at the upper division.  Up to two courses may come from outside of the Pan-African Studies Department.  Up to 4 courses (12 units) are approved for double-counting for General Education  (GE) requirements , with up to 3 courses in Lower Division major courses and 1 course in Upper Division major courses.  Double majors may double count additional units in line with University policy.  Students should work closely with department advisor on the selection of appropriate electives in other fields. 

Admission Criteria Learning Outcomes Roadmap  

Requirements for the Major (45 units)

Core Courses Requirements (24 units)

Directed Electives (21 units)

Select 21 units to complete, including a minimum of 12 units from the Upper-Division list. Courses that have been taken to satisfy the core requirements cannot be double-counted for the elective credit.