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African American Studies AFRE.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 15 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Africana Studies
Effective as of Fall 2012

What is the program about?

Designed for students who are planning on using African American Studies to enhance their careers in Social Work, Public Education, Urban Planning, etc. The student who pursues this Short-term Technical Certificate would plan to use this to supplement their professional development or to strengthen a major for which African American Studies is a strong base.

Program Outcomes

  • Recognize and articulate an understanding of the increasing interdependence of world cultures and their consequences.
  • Apply the major concepts and principles of African American Studies to better understand and address personal and professional concerns.
  • Identify the origins, scope and perspectives of African American Studies.

Career Opportunities

This certificate enhances careers in Social Work, Public Education, Urban Planning and related fields.


Course Title Credits
AFR 1100 African-American Studies 3
HIS 1105 African-American History 3
HIS 2215 Survey of African History 3
PSY 1160 African American Psychology 3
(LIT 2234 OR LIT 2236) 3
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule
This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.