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African American Studies


Program Description:


The Bachelor of Science degree in African-American Studies is an interdisciplinary program, utilizing the resources and faculty of several departments. The program is designed to prepare students for careers in teaching, research, social service agency employment, as well as provide pre-professional training for graduate study.

Major Requirements:


A major in African-American Studies is required to take thirty-six (36) semester hours of interdisciplinary African-American course cognates. Students earning a major or minor in African American Studies must earn at least a 2.00 GPA (“C”) in each course completed in their African American studies discipline. All students earning a major in the area must have at least a 2.00 GPA overall to qualify for graduation with a degree in the degree program. Also, all classes other than natural sciences must be passed with a grade of “C” or better. See your advisor for course sequences in: mathematics, social science, humanities, statistics, and computers.

Minor Requirements:


African-American Studies minors must take eighteen (18) hours of interdisciplinary African-American courses, inclusive of AMH 3571, AMH 3572, PUP 3313, SOC 4720, and nine (9) hours of other 3000-4000 level African-American Studies courses.


Degree Program (Use if you entered the program Summer 2016 or after)


Degree Program (Use if you entered the program before Summer 2016)



African American Studies Electives

  • AMH 4573 - Black Americans in the 20th Century
  • AMH 4575 - The Civil Rights Movement
  • AML 4276 - African American Novel I
  • AML 4604 - Legacy of African American Literature I
  • AML 4605 - Legacy Of African American Literature II
  • AML 4610 - African American Novel II
  • AML 4934 - Seminar in African American Literature
  • ANT 3340 - Caribbean Cultural Patterns
  • ANT 3351 - South African Ethnography
  • ANT 3352 - Peoples and Cultures of Africa
  • ARH 4520 - African Art
  • ARH 4633 - African American Art
  • CCJ 4662 - Race, Class, and Justice
  • CPO 3204 - Contemporary African Politics
  • CPO 4202 - Politics and Government of African States
  • GEA 3600 - Geography of Africa
  • HUM 3421 - African Americans in Film
  • HUM 3425 - African Humanities
  • LIT 3196 - African-Caribbean Literature
  • LIT 3353 - Introduction to African Literature
  • MMC 4601 - Black Media and America
  • MUH 3116 - Jazz History
  • MUH 3561 - African American Music
  • MUH 4930 - Special Topics Seminar: Hip Hop
  • PHM 3120 - Contemporary Black Social Philosophy
  • PUP 3313 - Blacks and the Political Process
  • REL 2135 - Black Religion in America
  • REL 3156 - Religion, Personality, and Race
  • REL 3383 - Caribbean Religion and Culture
  • SOP 3724 - Psychology of Prejudice and Racism
  • SOP 3782 - Black Psychology
  • SYD 3770 - Race and Culture
  • SYD 4730 - Sociology of the Black Experience
  • THE 3235 - Contemporary Black Theatre