African American Studies Minor

The Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences offers a minor in African American Studies, a interdisciplinary program that features scholarship, inquiry, and education in African American history and culture. By drawing upon the resources of faculty in a broad range of related studies, it is hoped that students will develop an understanding of the African American experience from a variety of perspectives.

Admission to this program requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and it is recommended that students complete the Liberal Studies Requirements prior to pursuing the minor. Students must successfully complete 18 semester credit hours from a variety of interdisciplinary courses selected in consultation with their advisor. The courses include ART 303; ENG 409; GEO 212; HIS 314, HIS 365, HIS 366, and HIS 411; MUS 323 and MUS 325; POS 462; and SOC 304.


  • Location: 231 Hathaway Hall
  • Phone: (502) 597-5922