A minor in African American and African Studies consists of completion of AAS 1010 and AAS 1020 with a grade of C or better in each course; twelve credits beyond AAS 1010 and AAS 1020, chosen from the list of approved courses posted on the Woodson Institute’s website; and a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses counted toward the minor. Up to six credits of relevant study abroad may apply to the minor. Up to three courses (9 credits) counted toward the minor may also count toward the student’s major.
Declaring an AAS Minor
Students considering a minor in African American and African Studies may consult any AAS faculty advisor, or contact the Director of Undergraduate Programs (DUP), Lisa Shutt.
The procedure for declaring a minor in African American and African Studies is as follows:
- Make an appointment with the DUP, Lisa Shutt, whose office is in Minor Hall 102.
- Print African American and African Studies Minor Declaration form (pdf)
- Be prepared to discuss the courses you have taken, or plan to take, to fulfill the AAS minor requirements.
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