The African-American Studies minor is interdepartmental in nature The courses are offered jointly in their respective departments and under the auspices of the African-American Studies program. The central goal of the minor is to heighten students’ awareness of African-American contributions to the United States. African-American Studies courses are open to all students. To minor in African-American Studies a student must take five elective courses from the approved list selected from across the university to meet their specific educational goals and interests. Elective courses must be from at least three different departments. Up to three (3) credits from a students major may be used to satisfy the minor.
To minor in African-American Studies, a student must take:
Five courses (15 credits) selected from the approved list.
Of the five (3 credit) courses, at least three must be from different departments.
Up to three (3) credits from a student’s major may be used to satisfy the minor.