Minor Code: AASMIN
23 hours to complete
6 courses required
For the Declaration of Minor Form, contact the department:


Six Courses are required for the minor in African American studies. The minor is divided into:

  1. Introduction to the field (African American Studies 100); and
  2. Areas of study:
  • Africa and the diaspora (one course required);
  • expressive arts and culture (one course required); and
  • identities, ideologies, and institutions (two courses required, one focusing on history before 1900).