Department Information

Chair:
Seth N. Asumah
Old Main, Room 208-B
Phone: 607-753-4105
Fax: 607-753-5760

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Program Details

African American Studies Minor [AAS] (Minor)

Africana Studies Department
Old Main, Room 207
607-753-4105

The following courses are required for the minor in African American studies.

A. Six credit hours:
  • AAS 100 - Introduction to African American Studies (3 cr. hr.)
  • AAS 412 - Independent Research in African American Studies (1-3 cr. hr.) or
  • AAS 429 - Special Topics in African American Studies (1-4 cr. hr.)
B. Twelve additional hours in African American studies:

With at least nine hours distributed across three of the four program modules: African American history; African American literature and humanities; African American sociological, political and community development; education and administration of African American institutions. At least six hours must be 300-level or above. No more than three hours from AAS 241: Gospel Choir may be applied to minor.

Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 18