University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

African-American Studies Minor

Minor - African-American Studies


African-American Studies Core Courses6
African-American Studies Electives9
Other Electives12
Total Hours27

Degree Specific Credits: 27

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

African-American Studies 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-

African-American Studies Electives

Complete 9 credits from the following courses, of which at least 3 credits must be upper-division:9
Africa: From Ancient Egypt to Apartheids Origin
Race, Inequality & Education
Human Rights and Mass Incarceration
African Americans and Native Americans
Special Topics
White Supremacy - History/Defeat
African-American Identity
Black Women: Race, Gender and Sexuality
Special Topics
Special Topics
African American History to 1865 (only if not used to complete the core requirement)
African American History Since 1865 (only if not used to complete the core requirement)
Voodoo, Muslim, Church: Black Religion
The Black Radical Tradition
Prayer & Civil Rights
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Other Electives

Rule: At least two courses must be from different disciplines.

Complete 12 credits of the following courses: 12
Race and Minorities
Peoples and Cultures of World
Social Change
Issues in Economic Development
Special Topics (must be African-American Literature)
The American South
Women in America: Colonial Period to Civil War
Women in America: From the Civil War to the Present
Islamic Civilization: Classical Age
African American Literature
Critical Theory
History of Jazz
Politics of Africa
Race, Gender & Class
Social Stratification
Sociology of Poverty
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-