Minor Requirements

Requirements for a Minor in Black Studies

Core Requirements: 

  • BLST 201/SOCI 225 Introduction to African American Studies 3hrs
  • BLST 422 Seminar in Black Studies 3hrs

Choose at least two courses from the Humanities core:

  • ARTH 226 African American Art: The impact of African Art across the Atlantic
  • ARTH 227 African & Oceanic Art
  • ENGL 255 Introduction to African-American Literature
  • FLET 248 African and Middle East Literature and Film 
  • FREN 347 Francophone Literature
  • HIST 332 The Problem of Slavery 
  • HIST 337 African-American History since 1865
  • HIST 338 The Black Novel as History 
  • PSYC 162 African-American Psychology 
  • RELS 227 Islam
  • RELS 275 Liberation Theology
  • RELS 282 African-American Religion

Choose at least one course from the Social Sciences core:

  • BLST 160/PSYC 160 Culture and Psychology: An African Perspective 
  • PSCI 334 African Politics
  • PSYC 175 Psychology of Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • PSYC 180 Prejudice, Privilege, and Social Transformation in South Africa
  • SOCI 241 Racial and Cultural Minorities
  • SOCI 260 Health, Healing and Gender in Ghana

Choose one Elective (includes courses in Social Sciences and Humanities core):

  • BLST 361 National Model Organization of African Unity 1 hr
  • BLST 362 National Model Organization of African Unity 1 hr
  • BLST 450 Internship in Black Studies 3hrs

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