Minor in African American Studies

The minor in African American Studies requires 18 semester credit hours.

Required Courses
AAS 2310Introduction to African American Studies3
AAS 4320Global Perspectives on the African Diaspora3
Prescribed Electives
Choose 12 hours from the following:12
Latin American Cultures
Peoples and Cultures of Africa
Human Variation and Adaptation
Race and Representation
Public Education in a Multicultural Society
Race, Ethnicity and Criminal Justice
Intercultural Communication
Diversity and Communication
American Speeches
Rhetoric of Protest Movements
Intercultural Communication in the Americas
World Dance and Cultures
Introduction to Diversity Studies
Introduction to Global Diversity Issues
Literature of Black America
The Short Story
The American Novel
Studies in World Literature
The Interdisciplinary Approach to Literature
Studies in Autobiography and Biography
Cultural Diversity of Families
Geography of North Africa and the Middle East
Political Geography
American Ethnic Geography
The Civil War and Reconstruction
African American History
History of Music and Race in the American South
Black Women and Black Protest in America
Immigration and US History
History of the Blues
Slavery and Emancipation in the Americas
African-American Experience in Texas
African American Popular Music: Society, Politics, and Culture
America in the 1960s: A History of Movements and Ideas
The Nature of the Human Experience: The Contemporary African Novel in English
From Jay-Z to Kendrick Lamar: Politics, Power, and Identity in Hip Hop Literature
The Black Image in Postwar America
Women and Minorities in the Media
Ethnic and Niche Marketing
History of Jazz
History of Blues
Themes in Africana Philosophy
African Politics
African American Politics
Islamic Law and Politics
International Conflict and Security
Psychology of Human Diversity
Psychology of Prejudice, Discrimination, and Hate
Multicultural Relations
Hip Hop and Social Justice for Individual and Community Change
Diversity and Social Justice in Social Work
Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre
Total Hours18