Black Studies Minor

For a 15-credit minor in Black Studies, students complete the following:

BL 0101Black Lives Matter3
Select four Black Studies elective courses 112
Total Credits15

Focus Courses

Black Studies
BL 0398Independent Study3
CO 0245Identities, Discourse, and Social Change3
CO 0344Interracial Communication3
EN 0105African Diaspora: Literature and Culture3
EN 0114Caribbean Literature: History, Culture, and Identity3
EN 0133The African American Literary Tradition3
EN 0262The Harlem Renaissance3
EN 0263African American Women Writers3
EN 0264African American Fiction, 1940 to Present3
EN 0336Seminar on Toni Morrison3
FR 0260Introduction to Sub-Saharan African Culture3
HI 0220Ancient African Civilizations3
HI 0262African-American History, 1619 to 18653
HI 0263Inventing Themselves: African-American Women in U.S. History3
HI 0264African-American History, 1865 to Present3
HI 0337Race, Violence, and Punishment in the United States, 1865-19763
PH 0260Social and Political Philosophy3
PH 0360Critical Race Theory3
PO 0252African Politics3
Religious Studies
RS 0262Afro-Caribbean and African American Religions: Shout, O Children!3
Sociology and Anthropology
AY 0130Cultures of Africa3
SO 0165Race, Cities, and Poverty3
SO 0194Sociology of Education3
Visual and Performing Arts
AH 0165The Black Experience: African-American Art and Criticism in the 20th and 21st Centuries3
FTM 0204African American Cinema3
MU 0101The History of Jazz3
MU 0112Music of Black Americans3
MU 0201Hip-Hop and Its Antecedants3

Component Courses

BI 0071Identity and the Human Genome3
EN 0131Contemporary Women Writers of Color3
EN 0375Caribbean Women Writers3
HI 023819th Century United States3
HI 023920th Century United States3
HI 0242Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in U.S. History3
PO 0208Political Parties and Interest Groups3
PO 0236Politics of Race, Class, and Gender3
PO 0254Caribbean Politics3
Religious Studies
RS 0235Liberation Theology3
Sociology and Anthropology
SO 0162Race, Gender, and Ethnic Relations3
SO 0163Urban/Suburban Sociology: NYC3
SO 0185Introduction to International Migration3
Visual and Performing Arts
AH 0013Art of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas3
MU 0122World Music History and Ensemble3
MU 0132Critical Issues in American Popular Music: Blues to Hip Hop3