1. Undergraduate Minors
  2. African American Studies Minor

African American Studies Minor| Minor

The interdisciplinary minor in African American Studies enables students to explore the history, culture, politics, art, music and literature that is associated with the field. Students will gain not only an understanding of the rich history in which African American Studies is grounded, but also will learn how that history is connected to and influences contemporary cultural issues.

Requirements for the Minor

Minor includes an additional 18 semester credits including:

  • HU 105 Introduction to African American Studies (3 SH)

African American Studies Minor Group 1

In their 18 semester credits, students must choose 15 semester credits from the following.

  • AT 208 African American Art (3 SH)

  • CJ 325 Race and Crime (3 SH)

  • CM 207 African American Representation in Cinema and Television (3 SH)

  • CM 240 Language in America (3 SH)

  • CM 241 Mass Media (3 SH)

  • CM 300 Media and Diversity (3 SH)

  • DN 104 Dance in its Time (3 SH)

  • DN 204 Hip Hop Dance I (2 SH)

  • DN 213 Dance History (3 SH)

  • DN 304 Hip Hop Dance II (3 SH)

  • EN 228 African American Literature (3 SH)

  • EN 339 Multi-Ethnic American Literature (3 SH)

  • HI 205 African-American History (3 SH)

  • HI 304 The American Civil War (3 SH)

  • MU 113 Introduction to African American Music (3 SH)

  • MU 203 African American Music in American Culture (3 SH)

  • PO 320 Constitutional Law (3 SH)

  • PO 340 Political Parties and Interest Groups (3 SH)

  • POP 203 History of Rock and Roll (3 SH)

  • SO 225 Race, Ethnic, and Minority Relations (3 SH)

  • TH 204 African American Theatre (3 SH)

For more information about African American Studies Minor…

Jennifer Swartz-Levine, Ph.D

Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center

1 (440) 375-7456

jswartz@lec.edu

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