University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

African American Studies Certificate

Post-secondary Certificate - African American Studies


Core Courses6
Total Hours15

Degree Specific Credits: 15

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
AAST 141HBlack: From Africa to Hip-Hop3
HSTA 342HAfrican American History to 18653
or HSTA 343H African American History Since 1865
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Complete 9 credits of the following courses:9
Africa: From Ancient Egypt to Apartheids Origin
Race, Inequality & Education
Human Rights and Mass Incarceration
African Americans and Native Americans
White Supremacy - History/Defeat
African-American Identity
Black Women: Race, Gender and Sexuality
Race and Minorities
Survey of African Cinema
African American History to 1865 (only if not completing the core requirement)
African American History Since 1865 (only if not completing the core requirement)
African-American Struggle for Equality
Voodoo, Muslim, Church: Black Religion
The American South
Women in America: Colonial Period to Civil War
Women in America: From the Civil War to the Present
Families & Children in America
Prayer & Civil Rights
African American Literature
Race, Gender & Class
Social Stratification
Sociology of Poverty

Minimum Required Grade: C-