Black Studies Minor

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

BLST 1101Black Lives Matter3
Select four Black Studies elective courses 112
Total Credits15

The four courses must represent at least two different disciplines. At least two must be "focus" courses; the other two may be "component" courses.

Focus Courses

AHST 1165African-American Art3
ANTH 1115Cultures of Africa3
BLST 4990Independent Study1-3
COMM 3245Identities, Discourse, and Social Change3
COMM 3344Interracial Communication3
ENGL 1140Caribbean Literature: History, Culture, and Identity3
ENGL 1330African American Literary Tradition3
ENGL 2062The Harlem Renaissance3
ENGL 2063African American Women Writers3
ENGL 2064African American Fiction, 1940 to Present3
ENGL 3036Seminar on Toni Morrison3
FTMA 2204African American Cinema3
HIST 2220Ancient African Civilizations3
HIST 2262African-American History, 1619 to 18653
HIST 2263Inventing Themselves: African-American Women in U.S. History3
HIST 2264African-American History, 1865 to Present3
MUSC 1101The History of Jazz3
MUSC 1112Music of Black Americans3
MUSC 2201Hip Hop Evolution: From the South Bronx to the World3
PHIL 3360Critical Race Theory3
POLI 2252Politics in Africa3
RLST 2662Afro-Caribbean and African American Religions: Shout, O Children!3
SOCI 2110Race, Cities, and Poverty3
SOCI 2300Sociology of Education3

Component Courses

AHST 1103Art of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas3
BIOL 1071Identity and the Human Genome3
ENGL 1310Contemporary Women Writers of Color3
ENGL 3075Caribbean Women Writers3
ENGL 3076Global Women's Fiction3
HIST 223920th Century United States3
HIST 2242Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in U.S. History3
MUSC 1122World Music History and Ensemble3
MUSC 1132Critical Issues in American Popular Music: Blues to Hip Hop3
PHIL 2260Social and Political Philosophy3
POLI 2108Political Parties and Interest Groups3
POLI 2336Politics of Race, Class, and Gender3
RLST 2335Liberation Theology3
SOCI 1135Race, Gender, and Ethnic Relations3
SOCI 1140Urban/Suburban Sociology: NYC3
SOCI 1150Introduction to International Migration3