African American Studies Minor

Course Requirements
HIST 300 African-American History I
Course ID
HIST 300
Credit Hours
3

A study of the contributions and status of African-Americans in U.S. society from 1619 through the Civil War and Reconstruction. PR: HIST 105 or 106. Fall.

HIST 301 African-American History II
Course ID
HIST 301
Credit Hours
3

A study of the contributions and status of African-Americans in U.S. society from the post-Reconstruction period to the present. PR: HIST 105 or 106. Spring.

HIST 405 African History & Culture I
Course ID
HIST 405
Credit Hours
3

Study of Ancient Africa’s organized societies that critically examines their ethnicities, religion, economics and politics. PR: HIST 300 or 301.

HIST 406 African History & Culture II
Course ID
HIST 406
Credit Hours
3

Study of the continent’s nations as they struggled for liberation, independence, social and political freedom during the twentieth century. PR: HIST 300, 301, or 405.

ENGL 390 Topics in Literature
Course ID
ENGL 390
Credit Hours
3

Selected topics of worldwide literary importance or of popular interest and contemporary relevance. May be repeated for different topics, offered as announced. PR: ENGL 201 or 205, or consent of instructor. Spring.

ENGL 490 Advanced Topics in Literature
Course ID
ENGL 490
Credit Hours
3

An in-depth study of a major, world-renowned writer or period in world literatures. May be repeated for different topics; offered as announced. PR: 6 hours from 300 level courses. Fall.

*Topics for both English courses must pertain to African-American Literature.