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African American studies, minor in

The minor in African American studies requires a minimum of 18 credits. Students must complete AFAM 111 Introduction to Africana Studies, AFAM 211 Africana Social and Political Thought and AFAM 311 African Diaspora Experiences. Students must also complete one course at the 300-level or above from each of the three concentration areas in African American studies: artistic, historical and literary perspectives; political, religious and societal perspectives; and social and behavioral perspectives (refer to list of courses in the respective concentrations). Courses in African American studies are designed to help students gain a knowledge and appreciation of the history and culture of the Africana world and its contributions to world civilizations.

 

 

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