Graduate Minor

The Graduate Minor in African American and African Studies is intended to cater to graduate students in a wide range of disciplines who have some interest in the Black experience in Africa and/or the Americas as part of their academic or professional plans and development. Students from various disciplinary backgrounds, such as those in Public Health, Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Education, History, Political Science or Law, stand to benefit immensely from a Graduate Minor in African American Studies, African Studies, and Comparative Diaspora Studies.

The Program

The Graduate Minor in African American and African Studies requires a minimum of 12 credit hours of coursework.
None of these hours may be in AAAS 6999 without the written approval of the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of African American and African Studies.

Core Requirements
9 hours of core coursework:

  1. AAAS 7753: Graduate Survey in African American and African Studies
  2. AAAS 7754: Methodological Perspectives in African American and African Studies
  3. AAAS 7756:  Theorizing Race and Ethnicity

3 hours of elective coursework

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