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African-American Studies Minor

The interdisciplinary minor in African-American Studies provides courses which examine the cultures, history, and literature of African-American peoples. This course work provides students with new perspectives on the significant roles played by these peoples.

African-American Studies Minor 18 S.H.

Students may use no more than two of their major courses toward the minor.

Required Courses

AAST 1000 Introduction to African-American Studies 3 cr.

Select one:

AAST/HIST 2300 African-American History 3 cr.
AAST/HIST 2930 Modern African History 3 cr.
AAST/HIST 2520 African American Women's History 3 cr.

Select one:

AAST/ENGL 2670 20th Century African American Literature 3 cr.
AAST/ENGL 2650 Ethnic American Literature 3 cr.

Electives

Select three from the following:

AAST/HIST 2300 African-American History 3 cr.
AAST/HIST 2930 Modern African History 3 cr.
AAST/HIST 2520 African-American Women's History 3 cr.
AAST/ENGL 2660 19th Century African-American Literature 3 cr.
AAST/ENGL 2670 20th Century African-American Literature 3 cr.
AAST/SOC 2510 Peoples and Cultures of Africa 3 cr.
AAST/AMST/HIST/POLS 3160 The Civil Rights Movement 3 cr.
AAST/MUSC 3800 History of Jazz 3 cr.

Independent Study, Directed Study, or Topics courses that are pertinent to the minor can be selected in consultation with the coordinators of the African-American Studies Minor.