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Minor - African American Studies

Minor - African American Studies

Course Requirements

The minor in African American studies consists of 18 semester hours, including AAS 201 and 202, 6 credit hours from a list of African and African American history courses, and 6 credit hours from a list of African and African American political and social institutions courses and culture courses.

African American Introductory Survey (6 hours)
AAS 201. African American Experience I
AAS 202. African American Experience II
African and African American History Courses (6 hours)
AAS 170/His 170. Introduction to African History
AAS 310. Experiences of Black Mississippians
AAS 322/His 322/G St 322. Race, Gender, and Science in Early America
AAS 325/His 307. African American History to 1865
AAS 326/His 308. African American History Since 1865
AAS 350. Topics in African American History
AAS 362/G St 362/His 339. African American Women’s History
AAS 392/His 387. Modern Africa
AAS 423/G St 423/His 324. Black Women’s Enterprise & Activism
AAS 437/His 326. The Atlantic Slave Trade and Africa
AAS 438/His 327. The Rise and Fall of American Slavery
AAS 440/His 328. History of African Americans in Sports
AAS 442. The New Negro Era
AAS 443/His 329. The Civil Rights Era
AAS 501. African American Studies Seminar
AAS 509. Historiography of African American Hist
His 460. Undergrad Research: African History
African and African American Pol & Soc Institutions, Culture (6 hours)
AAS 302. Judicial System & African Amer Community
AAS 308/Pol 307. Const Law II: Civil Lib & Civil Rights
AAS 315/Pol 323. Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa
AAS 316/Anth 315. The African Diaspora
AAS 320/Pol 320. African American Politics
AAS 328/G St 328/Soc 328. African American Feminist Thought
AAS 334/S St 334/Anth 334/Soc 334. Intro to Field Work Techniques
AAS 337/Anth 337. Anthropology of Blues Culture
AAS 341/Engl 322. African American Lit Survey to 1920
AAS 342/Engl 323. African American Lit Survey Since 1920
AAS 343/Engl 343. African American Science Fiction Lit
AAS 351. Topics in AAS Pol & Social Institutions
AAS 352. Topics in AAS Culture
AAS 360. Topics in African Amer. Studies Abroad
AAS 371/Engl 371. African Literature
AAS 373/Engl 373. Caribbean Literature
AAS 386/AH 386. African and African American Arts
AAS 395/AH 369. Survey of Black American Art
AAS 412. Studies of Black Popular Culture
AAS 413/Soc 413. Race and Ethnicity
AAS 414/Soc 414/S St 314. Race, Place, and Space
AAS 420/Engl 465. Major African American Writers
AAS 421. Readings in U.S. Black Feminism
AAS 422/Engl 422. Prison & the Literary Imagination
AAS 441/Engl 441. Comparative Black Literatures
AAS 504. Research in African American Studies
AAS 517/Mus 517. African American Musical Tradition
AAS 518/Mus 518. History of Jazz
AAS 593. African American Literature
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