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African-American Studies Minor

Minoring in African-American Studies will allow you to bring an additional appreciation for the diversity and richness of peoples and cultures throughout the African Diaspora to your chosen field of study.

What You'll Learn

The African-American Studies minor will provide you with multidisciplinary methods of inquiry and research, giving you a range of theoretical approaches to the central questions and concerns of Diaspora studies—including history, race, culture, identity, diversity, and society.

 

Minor Requirements

Required Courses
3 Credit Hours
HIS
210
African American History
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Art, Literature & Communication Electives
6 Credit Hours
ART
340
Beyonce: Visual Culture and Racial Politics
COM
336
Stereotypes and Mass Media
COM
340
Race and Rhetoric
COM
340
Social Movement Rhetoric
ENG
325
African American Literature
ENG
333
Postcolonial Literature
ENG
340
Zora Neale Hurston
ENG
345
The Harlem Renaissance
ENG
360
African American Women's Poetry
PHI
340
Africana Philosophy
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History Electives
6 Credit Hours
HIS
262WI
Introduction to African History
HIS
320
Slavery in the United States
HIS
322
The Civil Rights Movement
HIS
323
Reconstruction and Jim Crow America
HIS
362
Pre-Modern Africa
HIS
363
Modern Africa
HIS
451
Southern Cultural History
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Social Sciences Electives
6 Credit Hours
ANT
305
Advanced Cultural Anthropology
ANT
340
African Diaspora Anthropology and Archaeology
ANT
420
Urban Anthropology
ANT
471
Archaeological Fieldwork
ECO
365
Economics of Inequality in the United States
ESL
315
Cross Cultural Communications
SOC
201WI
Contemporary Social Problems
SOC
315
Sex, Class and Ethnicity
SOC
340
Race and Crime
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