MINOR IN BLACK AMERICAN STUDIES (18 credits)
An undergraduate minor in Black American Studies is available for those students wishing to pursue related careers in this area. The program is designed to present a comprehensive study of the origins, conditions, and experiences of Black Americans using the perspectives and techniques of various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. It explores the social, political, and economic roots of contemporary problems, seeking to relate them to the major value systems in this country and the world.
Students applying for the minor in Black American Studies must have completed at least two semesters of full-time study at the University. The minor requires 18 credits, including BAMS 110, BAMS 134, BAMS 205 or BAMS 206, BAMS 304/HIST 325 or BAMS 306/HIST 326, and two (2) BAMS elective courses at the 300-level or above.
Students who are interested in doing research related to a particular area can elect to do an independent study and/or special project on an individual basis.
Required Courses (12 credits):
Electives (6 credits)
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