Minor in African American Studies

African-American Studies is a broad and varied academic discipline that focuses primarily on studying the history, culture, and politics of African-descended people in the United States.

About This Program

Students will examine fundamental concepts such as the social, legal, and economic systems that came to be as a result of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and African migration, as well as the cultures, communities, and artistic expression that emerged as a result throughout the African diaspora.

Harriet Tubman Memorial Statue - Harlem, New York

The Minor in African-American Studies requires 27 semester hours to complete.

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.

All students — majors and minors — must have at least a 2.0 GPA overall to qualify for graduation with a degree in any of the programs.

All courses — other than natural sciences  must be passed with a grade of “C” or better. 

Total Credit Hours for Degree: 27 hrs

Academic Course Curriculum


Program Faculty

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