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Minor Degree in African American Studies

A minor in African American Studies requires 18 hours of coursework:

  • REQUIRED: AAS 2320: Intro to African American Studies and AAS 4370: Seminar in African American Studies (6 hours)
  • Six hours in AAS and the humanities, fine arts, or communication courses
  • Six hours in AAS social science courses
The following additional requirements must also be met:
  • 12 of the 18 hours must be in residence
  • 12 of the 18 hours must be in AAS courses
  • 12 of the 18 hours must be advanced and at least 6 of the advanced hours must be in residences
  • A minimum GPA of 2.00 for each minor course

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Van Rountree, Jr., M.Ed.
Assistant Director
Office: 634 Agnes Arnold Hall
Phone: (713) 743-8663
Email: vrountree@uh.edu