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Department of Minority Studies

Department of Minority Studies

Major in Afro-American Studies

Major in Afro-American Studies

Requirements - a minimum of 30 cr.

  • Required
    • AFRO-A 103 (3 cr.)
    • AFRO-A 301 (3 cr.)
    • AFRO-A 343 (3 cr.)
    • Select one of the following
      • AFRO-A 398 (3 cr.)
      • AFRO-A 493 (3 cr.)
    • Select one of the following (3 cr.)
      • AFRO-A 150 Survey of the Culture of Black Americans (3 cr.)
      • AFRO-A 151 Minority People in the United States (3 cr.)
    • Select from the following Afro-American History and Culture courses(6 cr.)
      • AFRO-A 355 Afro-American History I (3 cr.)
      • Select one from the following
        • AFRO-A 379 Early Black American Writing (3 cr.)
        • AFRO-A 356 Afro-American History II (3 cr.)
      • AFRO-A 370 Recent Black American Writing (3 cr.)
      • AFRO-A 380 Contemporary Black American Writing (3 cr.)
    • Other courses in Afro- American studies or approved courses in sociology, psychology, or history may be taken to complete the major.
    • Twenty-five (25) credit hours of 200-400 level courses are required.
    • Students must also complete the general requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.

For more information, visit the Minority Studies page on the IU Northwest Bulletin.