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African American Studies

General

Program Title

African American Studies

Degree Designation

MIN

Award Type

Minor

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Students who seek a minor in African American studies add a multicultural dimension to their education by examining the African American experience. Your courses will broaden your understanding of issues that confront African Americans and will help you understand, work with and empower diverse communities. Courses provide insight into the histories, contributions, social/cultural developments, intellectual and creative expressions and present circumstances of African Americans in the United States and abroad.

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Status

Active

Requirements

Free Form Requisites

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Explain and interpret how continuity and change contribute to contemporary issues facing African Americans.

Outcome

Refine analytical, written, critical thinking and research skills in the study of African Americans.

Outcome

Recognize and distinguish diverse historical settings and examine governmental policies resulting in the current conditions of African Americans.

Outcome

Identify and distinguish various forms of artistic, literary and cultural expressions of African Americans.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8091

Program Code

8091.01