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The Minor in African American Studies

Course Requirements for the Minor: 24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

Minor Core: 12 units

4 courses required:

AFAM    070    Intro African American Studies    3.0    FS *Eth

AFAM    131    African American History    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 131 which may be substituted.

AFAM    155    Sociology of African Americans    3.0    SP Eth

This course is the same as SOCI 155 which may be substituted.

MCGS    055    Intro Multicultural/Gender Std    3.0    FS *Eth

Breadth: 6 units

2 courses selected from:

AFAM    050    Introduction to African Studies    3.0    FS *NW

This course is the same as AFRI 050 which may be substituted.

AFAM    056A    African-American Literature    3.0    SP *Eth

This course is the same as ENGL 056A which may be substituted.

AFAM    135    Comparative Slavery    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as HIST 135 which may be substituted.

AFAM    196    African American Music    3.0    FS *Eth

This course is the same as MUS 196 which may be substituted.

MCGS    251B    Civil Rights/Civil Liberties    3.0    FS

This course is the same as POLS 251B which may be substituted.

Capstone: 6 units

1 course required:

MCGS    295    Senior Seminar in MCGS    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: ENGL 001 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.

1 course selected from:

MCGS    280    Community Activism & Service    3.0    Inq

Prerequisites: MCGS 055 and one of the following: AAST 071, AFAM 070, AIST 070, CHST 070, or WMST 070.

MCGS    289    Internship in MCGS    1.0-3.0    FS

Students must take at least 3 units of internship.