African and African American Studies Program

Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858

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Minor in African and African American Studies

The Minor requires 24 semester hours of credit. A course in the AAAS minor may not count towards a student's major.

  1. 6 hours: Core

  2. 18 hours: Electives

    Choose at least three courses from each of the African and African American areas of study listed below.

    African:

    African American:

    AAAS 1000. Introduction to African and African American Studies (3) Provides a broad overview of African and African American Studies, as well as useful perspectives and frameworks for studying African peoples in Africa and diaspora/Atlantic World communities.

    AAAS 2000. Study Abroad (3) (S) On-site exploration of Africana fine arts, health, science, social science, and/or humanities topics.

    AAAS 4000. Senior Seminar (3) P: Declared majors and minors in AAAS, with senior status or consent of instructor. Capstone for undergraduates in African and African American Studies.

    For more information, contact the Director of the African and African American Studies Program, David Dennard.


    This background was created from an Akan Adinkra symbol, boa me na me mmoa wo
    (support and interdependence); see West African Wisdom: Adinkra Symbols & Meanings
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    Kenneth Wilburn, Web Editor for the AAAS Program

    First Online Edition: 12 April 2007
    Last Revised: 23 April 2007