The Departments of History; English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages; Geology and Geography; Political Science and Public Administration; Sociology and Criminal Justice; 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.
In consultation with the program director, students should select one course from each of the three disciplinary areas below. Special Topics courses may be substituted with the permission of the program director. Students may count up to 6 hours of major or general education coursework toward this minor.