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African American Studies Minor

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Department of American Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies

21-28 credits


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. Bill Lyne, coordinator of the African American Studies minor concentration or Dr. Lawrence J. Estrada, Director of American Cultural Studies.

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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