Minor in African American Studies

Students from other disciplines who want to minor in African American Studies must complete 15 semester hours as outlined below.

Required Courses
BLST 100Introduction to Black Studies3
or AAST 101
BLST 246Black Lives in Historical Context3
Select one course each in three of the following four categories, including two 200- or 300-level courses and one 400-level course: a9
Black Queer and Feminist Studies
Black Freedom Movements in the U.S.
AAST 261
Race, Gender, and Sexuality
Topics in Black Studies b
AAST 406
Cultural Production and Analysis
African American History to 1877
African American History since 1877
Black Freedom Movements in the U.S.
AAST 250
AAST 261
AAST 262
African American Art
AAST 265
AAST 266
b
Topics in Black Studies b
Black Politics in the United States
AAST 441
b
AAST 481
b
Topics in Black Literature b
Diasporic and Transnational Studies
Racism: Global Perspectives
AAST 229
AAST 266
b
Topics in Black Studies b
AAST 407
AAST 441
b
AAST 481
b
Topics in Black Literature b
Race, Politics, and Institutions
AAST 203
Racism: Global Perspectives
Racial and Ethnic Groups
AAST 229
b
African American History to 1877
African American History since 1877
Black Freedom Movements in the U.S.
AAST 250
Race and Urban Life
AAST 262
AAST 271
Race, Gender, and Sexuality
Topics in Black Studies b
Black Politics in the United States
AAST 406
AAST 407
AAST 441
b
AAST 481
b
Topics in Social Science Research b
Total Hours15