The Departments of History; English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages; Geology and Geography; Political Science and Public Administration; and Social Work offer a multidisciplinary minor in African American Studies. This program is designed to introduce the student to the knowledge base of African American contributions to American society and to provide a theoretical approach to understanding African American culture. The student interested in this multidisciplinary minor will have the opportunity to conduct research in areas of African American Studies.
In consultation with the program director, students should select either the interdisciplinary area or one of the three discipline-specific concentrations. Students may not apply courses used in the theory core above to the Guided Electives requirement. Students may count up to 6 hours of major or general education coursework toward this minor.
Select 12 credits from the list below. Courses must come from at least two different academic disciplines. Special Topics, Research, and Practicum courses must be approved in advance by program director in order to count toward the minor.