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African and African-American Studies

Choate House, HB 6134

34 North Main Street

Hanover, NH 03755

(603) 646-3397

 

About the Banner:

The “Life of Malcolm X” murals were painted by Florian Jenkins in 1972. The eight panels depict the life and assassination of the human rights activist. The murals were sponsored by the Afro-American Society and are located in Cutter-Shabazz Hall.

African American Minor

Students desiring a minor in African and African American Studies may select one of three areas of concentration: African Diaspora Studies, African Studies, or African American Studies. Minors (especially African Diaspora minors) are encouraged to elect at least one diaspora course, which may be substituted for either area requirement. A senior seminar is not required, but is strongly recommended.

MINOR in AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES, consists of six courses.

Requirements

One survey course, AAAS 10 "Introduction to African American Studies", is required.

Five elective courses on African America including the Caribbean, which must include at least one course with each of the following distributive designations:

  • One course in SOC, TMV or TAS
  • One course in ART or LIT

Prospective minors: please complete the AAAS Minor Worksheet in consultation with the Chair, and hand it in to the Program Office with a copy of your minor card signed by the Chair.

Last Updated: 2/15/10