Courses must be approved by the faculty of the African American Studies Committee for inclusion in the minor. The administrator of the program must approve the course of study for each student who wishes to complete an African American Studies minor.
The minor includes AAS 100, plus at least 15 hours of additional course work for a total of at least 18 hours with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 in all courses counted toward the minor. It is recommended that AAS 100 be taken prior to undertaking all other courses included as options in the African American Studies minor.
A student cannot take more than six hours in a particular discipline to complete the minor; exceptions must have the permission of the Administrator. A student can petition to apply a variable content/special topics course to the minor, with the approval of the Administrator. Such variable content/special topics courses might include: AAS 397, 497; ANT 330; or REL 397.
Complete AAS 100(3)
Complete 15 hours from the following areas with at least three hours from each area:
Attain a minimum GPA of 2.50 in all courses counted toward the minor.