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    North Carolina Central University
   
 
  Jan 17, 2018
 
 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Interdisciplinary Studies, Race, Gender, & Class Concentration, B.A.


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Wendy Rountree, Chair
Department of Language and Literature
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Carlton Wilson, Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
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The Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies offers an alternative program of study for students whose objectives are not met by the university’s current majors.  The degree is especially attractive to students who are interested in designing individual programs that suit their educational and career goals or for students who wish to study a particular concentration through an interdisciplinary selection of courses.

Curriculum Requirements


The Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies offers an alternative program of study for students whose objectives are not met by the university’s current majors.  The degree is especially attractive to students who are interested in designing individual programs that suit their educational and career goals or for students who wish to study a particular concentration through an interdisciplinary selection of courses. 

1. 124 semester hours:


Achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall with no grade lower than a “C” in any IDS degree core or IDS concentration course.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university.

3. Departmental/Program Requirements:


Non-departmental requirements (must have a grade of 'C' or better):


* Course may be used to fulfill a GEC Requirement

+ Course must be completed in addition to a GEC Requirement

Program Requirements:


Students must complete a total of 30 hours in Interdisciplinary Core (IDS) courses with grade of ‘C’ or of better as follows:

A.  Required CORE Courses - 6 hours

IDS 2000 - Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies (Required)

IDS 4000 - Senior Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies (Required)

B.  Complete additional 24 hours from the following list of courses for a total of 30 required hours in the Core:

GLST 1000 - Global Studies*

DRAM 1000 Appreciation of Drama 

PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy  (GEC Requirement)*

ECON 2100 Principles of Microeconomics  

ECON 2200 Principles of Macroeconomics  

ART 1000 Introduction to the Study of Art 

ENG 1500 Writing about Literature  

ARTF 1500 - Survey of Art History*

2000-Level Literature survey from the following:  ENG 2310 , ENG 2320 , ENG 2340 , ENG 2410 

GEOG 1000 Introduction to Geography  

HIST 2210 United States History to 1865  

MKT 3210 Principles of Marketing  

MSCM 2430 Mass Media and Society  

MUSL 1000 Survey of Music 

POLS 2100 American Government  

PSY 2100 General Psychology  

SOCI 2100 Principles of Sociology     

4. Concentration Requirements


Must complete a total of 30 semester hours in the Race, Gender & Class Concentration with no more than 6 semester hours at each of 1000 or 2000 levels.  Must include 3-hour capstone course at the 4000 level

 

Race, Gender, & Class Concentration List of Courses

 

1000 Level Options : No more than 6 hours from the following list courses

 

ART 3200 African-American Art History  

HIST 1540 The Black Experience Since 1865  

MUSL 1001 Hip Hop in Context  

ENG 1700 Religion and Literature  

2000 Level Options: No more than 6 hours from the following list of courses

HIST 2080 Problems in the History of Women to 1750 

HIST 2081 Problems in the History of Women Since 1750  

HIST 2610 Latin American History: The Colonial Period, 1480-1820  

HIST 2620 Latin American History: The National Period  

HIST 2750 Native American Societies and Cultures  

ENG 2410 Sacred Texts and Traditions of South Asia  

FREN 2300 Introduction to Francophone Literature  

SPAN 2300 Introduction to Hispanic Literature  

GERM 2104 Introduction to German Civilization  

SOCI 2000 Global Societies and Human Behavior  

SOCI 2200 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology  (Prerequisite—SOCI 2000 )

SOCI 2400 Social Psychology  (Prerequisite—SOCI 2000 )

SOCI 2500 Marriage and the Family  (Prerequisite—SOCI 2000 )

PSY 2100 General Psychology  

CLTX 2420 Clothing and People  

FCSC 2170 Interpersonal Relationships and Group Dynamics  

DRAM 2130 Dramatic Literature I  

ENG 2510 Language, Culture, and Communication  

                

3000 Level Options

 

HIST 3430 Africa Under Colonial Rule  

HIST 3440 Africa Since Independence  

HIST 3910 South Asia Under British Imperial Rule, 1750-1885  

ENG 3430 Social Inequality in South Asia through Literature and Film  

ENG 3505 Women and Literature  (Prerequisite—ENG 1500 )

SOCI 3210 Social Differentiation and Inequality  (Prerequisite—SOCI 2000 )

SOCI 3220 American Minority Groups  (Prerequisite —-SOCI 2000 )

PSY 3500 Intro to Black Psychology  (Prerequisite PSY 2100  or 2120)

PSY 3600 Social Psychology  (Prerequisite— PSY 2120 or PSY 3300 )

PSY 3200 Psychological Adjustment  (Prerequisite—PSY 2100  or 2120)

DRAM 3020 Dramatic Literature II  

ENG 3410 African American Literature I  (Prerequisite—-ENG 1500 )

ENG 3420 African American Literature II  (Prerequisite—ENG 1500 )

HIST 3072 Women in the African Diaspora  

HIST 3260 American Labor History  

HIST 3510 African American History to 1865  

HIST 3520 African American History Since 1865  

HIST 3522 The Black Female Body in American Culture  

HIST 3523 Black Feminist and Feminist Thought  

HIST 3524 Black Women and Activism  

HIST 3710 Introduction to African Diaspora History  

 

4000 Level Options

 

HIST 4170 The New Europeans: Race and Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary Europe  

HIST 4310 History of North Carolina  

ENG 4200 Modern African Literature  (Prerequisite—ENG 1500 )

ENG 4210 Fiction, Film and South Asia’s Past  

SOCI 4330 Collective Behavior and Social Movements  (Prerequisite—SOCI 2000 )

FCSC 4200 Family and Social Systems  

 

Capstone Options in Race, Gender & Class:  Select one course (3 hours) from the following list of capstone courses:

 

HIST 4010 Seminar in European History  

HIST 4020 Seminar in American History  

HIST 4040 Seminar in African History  

HIST 4050 Seminar in African American History  

HIST 4070 Seminar in the African Diaspora  

HIST 4510 Modern African American History Since 1900  

HIST 4630 The African Presence in Latin America  

SPAN 4800 Senior Seminar in Hispanic Studies  

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