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Department of History and Political Science
515 Orr Dr.
462 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

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 in Fall 2012 or later)

Degree Program (Use only if you entered the program before Fall 2012)