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African and African Diaspora Studies Major


Ten courses (minimum of 30 credits) are required for the major. The major consists of the following:

I. Introductory Course. Take one of the following:

ADST 2000 - Introduction to African and African Diaspora Studies
ADST 2010 - Methods in African & African Diaspora Studies

II. Nine elective courses

Students must ensure that at least four of the electives (twelve credits) are at the 4000 level or higher and no more than three electives (nine credits) are at the 1000 or 2000 levels. Students must choose elective courses from both the humanities as well as the social or behavioral sciences and must fulfill a distribution component of at least two courses (six credits) in African studies and two courses (six credits) in African Diaspora studies. A maximum of six dance credits may count toward the major.

Students pursuing a major may complete a capstone in ADST by taking one of the following:
ADST 4560 - Internship Studies
ADST 4830 - Service Learning Capstone for ADST
ADST 5110 - Captstone

African and African Diaspora Studies Minor

Six courses (minimum of 18 credits) are required for the minor, which consists of the following:

I. Introductory Course. Take one of the following:

ADST 2000 - Introduction to African and African Diaspora Studies
ADST 2010 - Methods in African & African Diaspora Studies

II. Five elective courses

Students must ensure that at least three of the electives (nine credits) are at the 3000 level or above. Furthermore, students must choose elective courses from both the humanities as well as the social and behavioral sciences and must fulfill a distribution component of at least one course (three credits) in African Studies and one course (three credits) in African Diaspora Studies. A maximum of four dance credits may count toward the minor.

Tulane University, African Studies, 119 Norman Mayer Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-3550 adst@tulane.edu