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African American Studies Minor


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American Cultural Studies Program, University Interdisciplinary Programs

22-28 credits

Introduction

The program in African American studies provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to the history, culture, and politics of peoples of African descent. In addition, this program offers a closer examination of Black leaders, activists, feminists, writers, artists, and scholars and their contributions to the development of the United States.

Courses range from in-depth studies on specific African American topics to classes on comparative political and cultural issues that give context to the Black experience in America. This minor program can be combined with many major designations.

For more information, contact Dr. Jean Lee, coordinator of the African American Studies minor concentration or Dr. Lourdes Gutierrez Najera, Director of American Cultural Studies.

Why Consider an African American Studies Minor?

The African American Studies Minor is for students wanting an interdisciplinary approach to the history, culture and politics of peoples of African descent. In addition, this program offers a closer examination of Black leaders, activists, feminists, writers, artists and scholars and their contributions to the development of the United States.

 Contact Information

Program Coordinator
Dr. Jean Lee
Humanities 359
360-650-3562
Jean.Lee@wwu.edu

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Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.

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