May 09, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

African American Studies Minor


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The minor in African American Studies provides students with a deeper understanding of the African American experience. The courses offered are in History, Philosophy, Music, Political Studies, Religion, Media, and Literature, and they stress analysis, diversity, critical thinking, and written skills through a rigorous curriculum that explores the African American experience.

 

The minor in African American Studies will require students to earn 18 credits in classes at the level of 200 or higher with at least 6 of the 18 credits at the level of 300 or higher. A grade of at least a C must be earned in each course.

Suggested courses:

6 credits chosen from:

  • HUM 201  -Introduction to African American Humanities
  • HIS 203  -African American History I
  • HIS 204  – African American History II

 

6 credits chosen from:

  • PHI 285  – African American Philosophy
  • MUS 227  – African American Music
  • REL 295  – African American Religion
  • MCO 341  -Multicultural Media
  • POL 320  – African Americans in American Politics

 

6 credits chosen from:

  • ENG 314  African-American Literature
  • ENG 421  The Harlem Renaissance
  • ENG 423  The Black Arts Movement

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