Pan African Studies Certificate Requirements

Students pursuing a certificate in Pan African studies must:

  • be admitted to The University of Akron as an undergraduate or post-baccalaureate student
  • register for a total of 15 credit hours of required and elective credits in the Pan African Studies certificate
  • have an accumulated grade point average (GPA) in required Pan African Studies courses of 2.3 or better

A benefit of this certificate is that you can easily fold the course requirements into your General Educational coursework.  

Interested applicants should call the Pan African Studies director at (330) 972-6023 or (330) 972-8427 or email panafricancertificate@uakron.edu.  

REQUIRED

COURSE

LISTINGS

CREDITS

Pan African Studies

3002:201

Introduction to Pan African Studies

(All students are required to take this course).

3

History

3400:361

 

 

3400:362

African American History 1877-2954

-OR-

African American History 1877-2954

 

3

 

 

3

      ELECTIVE

COURSE

 LISTINGS

 CREDITS

Anthropology

3230:251

Human Diversity

          3

Archaeology

3240:111

Archaeology of Slavery

          3

Economics

3250:587

Urban Economics Theory and Policy

English

3300:113

Afro-American English Lang & Culture I

3

English

3300:114

Afro-American English Lang & Culture II

3

English

3300:389

Special Topics: African American Novel

3

English

3300:471:

U.S. Dialects: Black and White

3

English

3300:498

Black American Literature

 

Geography

3350:272

Geography of cultural diversity

2

Geography

3350:353

Latin America

3

Geography

3350:363

Africa South of the Sahara

3

Geography

3350:420 /520

Urban Geography

3

History

3400:373

Sel T: History

3

History

3400:358

Urban America

3

History

3400:390

World Civilizations: Africa

2

History

3400:468

African American Social and Intellectual Issues

3

Pan African Studies

3002:301

Civil Rights America (1945-74)

3

Pan African Studies

3002:401

Seminar: Afro American Studies

3

Pan African Studies

3002:405

African American Men's History

3

Pan African Studies

3002:410

African American Religious Experience

3

Pan African Studies

3002:420

Special Topics – Pan African Studies

1-3

Pan African Studies

3002:498

Independent Study

         1-3

Psychology

3750:425

Psychology of Hate

4

Psychology

3750:435

Cross-cultural psychology

4

Psychology

3750:474

Psychology of Women

4

Public Administration

3890:427

Cultural Competence in the Public Sector

3

Sociology

3850:421/521

Racial and Ethnic Relations

3

Sociology

3850:425/525

Sociology of Urban Life

3

Women’s Studies

3001:110

Multicultural Sensitivity Training

1

Social Sciences

2040:254

 

 

2040:257

 

 

 

2040:258

The Black Experience (1619-1877)

 

The Black Experience (1877-1954)

 

The Black Experience (1954 Present)

 

 

2

 

2

 

2

Early Childhood Dev

2200:246

Multicultural Issues in Childhood Development

3

Early Childhood Dev

2200:247

Diversity in Childhood Literacy

3

Social Sciences

2040:246

Diversity in American Society

2

Social Work

7750:276

Introduction to Social Welfare

3

Social Work

7750:455

Social Work Practice with African American Families

3

Social Work

7700:611

Dynamics of Racism and Discrimination

3