Core Courses

Black Studies 201 and 422 are required for the minor.

  • BLST 201/SOCI 225 Introduction to African American Studies 3hrs
  • BLST 361 National Model Organization of African Unity 1 hr
  • BLST 362 National Model Organization of African Unity 1 hr
  • BLST 422 Seminar in Black Studies 3hrs
  • BLST 450 Internship in Black Studies 3hrs

Choose at least two courses from the History, Literature, Religion, and Fine Arts core:

  • ARTH 226 African American Art: The impact of African Art across the Atlantic
  • ARTH 227 African & Oceanic Art
  • MUSC 275 Early Jazz
  • ENGL 337 Introduction to African American Literature
  • ENGL 366 Post-1950 African & Australian Literature
  • ENGL 418 Commonwealth Women Writers
  • FREN 347 Francophone Literature
  • HIST 307 The problem of Slavery
  • HIST 325 The Black Novel as History
  • HIST 308 African-American history Since 1865
  • RELS 275 Liberation Theology
  • RELS 227 Islam

Choose at least one course from the Social Science core:

  • IDIS 250 Power, Culture & Diversity
  • PSCI 334 African Politics
  • PSYC 175 Psychology of Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • PSYC 250 African American Psychology
  • SOCI 241 Racial and Cultural Minorities
  • SOCI 317 Social Stratification

Choose one 3-hour elective from any course listed in the core.

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