African American Studies Minor

Degree Requirements

If a minor is required in your degree program, at least 9 (lower and/or upper-division) hours of courses in the minor must be completed at the University.

Minor in African American Studies

Core Requirements

  1. AFR 101 (three semester hours). This course is to be taken immediately after the African American Studies minor is declared.
  2. At least one course from Group #1 and one from Group #2 course selected from the offerings below.
  3. The election of additional courses to bring the total credits to at least 21 hours.

African American Studies Course Offerings

AFR 101Intro to African Amer Studies3
Group #13
Sp Top -
Contemporary Black Fiction
Seminar -
Constitutional Law
Group #23
Sp Tp-#MeToo, Black Lives Matter & Beyond
Gender Studies Seminar -
History of Africa since 1500
African American Experiences
Civil War and Reconstruction
The Old South
The New South
Psy of Black Experience
Marriage and the Family
African American Families
Health Disparities Life Span
Majority-Minority Relations-W
Race, Gender, & Politics
Other Electives12
Choose Electives from any course listed above and below.
African Art
African-American Art
Cultural Competency
Total Hours21

A description of these courses may be found under the appropriate departments.