Black Studies (Interdepartmental Graduate Concentration)
The Department of African American 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:
|Criminology, Law, and Justice||MA, PhD|
|Disability and Human Development||MS|
|French and Francophone Studies||MA|
|Germanic Studies||MA, PhD|
|Latino and Latin American Studies||MA|
|Museum and Exhibition Studies||MA|
|Political Science||MA, PhD|
|Urban Planning and Policy||MUPP, PhD|
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 African American Studies (AAST) and will need to obtain approval from an AAST 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.
|AAST 501||Interdisciplinary Seminar in Black Studies||4|
|AAST 502||Graduate Colloquium in Black Studies||1|
|12 additional hours of AAST 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 AAST in advance).|