Black Studies (Interdepartmental Graduate Concentration)
The Department of Black Studies offers work leading to the graduate Interdepartmental Concentration in Black Studies. Students in the following graduate programs may be eligible to complete the Interdepartmental Concentration in Black Studies:
|Community Health Services||MPH, PhD|
|Criminology, Law, and Justice||MA, PhD|
|Disability and Human Development||MS|
|Early Childhood Education||MEd|
|Education: Critical Pedagogies and Urban Teacher Education||PhD|
|Education: Mathematics and Science Education||PhD|
|French and Francophone Studies||MA|
|Germanic Studies||MA, PhD|
|Healthspan Promotion and Rehabilitation||MS|
|Language, Literacies, and Learning||MEd|
|Latino and Latin American Studies||MA|
|Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, and Assessment||MEd|
|Museum and Exhibition Studies||MA|
|Policy Studies in Urban Education||PhDᵇ|
|Political Science||MA, PhD|
|Public Health||MPH (Community Health Sciences), PhD (Community Health Sciences)|
|Social Work||MSW, PhD|
|Special Education||MEd, PhD|
|Urban Education Leadership||EdD|
|Urban Higher Education||MEd|
|Urban Planning and Policy||MUPP, PhD|
Available to all concentrations.
Available to concentrations in Educational Leadership and Policy and in Social Foundations of Education.
Students earning graduate degrees in the participating programs may complement their courses by enrolling in a concentration in Black Studies after consulting with the graduate advisor in their home department. Students pursuing this concentration must apply to the director of graduate studies in the Department of Black Studies (BLST) and will need to obtain approval from an BLST graduate faculty member who will serve as the student’s concentration advisor.
Students should enroll in a total of 17 hours of graduate course work for the concentration.
|Interdisciplinary Seminar in Black Studies|
|Graduate Colloquium in Black Studies|
|12 additional hours of BLST courses at the 400 level or above, or approved cross-listed courses at the graduate level or the equivalent. No more than 8 hours can be taken in the student's home department (these may include thesis hours if approved by BLST in advance).|