2017-2018 Catalog > Undergraduate Studies > Undergraduate Minors > African-American Studies Minor
Coordinator: Hoda Zaki
The African-American Studies program, an interdisciplinary minor, is designed to prepare students for graduate study in this and related areas. Firmly based in the liberal arts, the minor’s curriculum provides students with the opportunity to study in a systematic fashion the lives and contemporary experiences of African-American men and women. The program focuses primarily on African-Americans in the United States, but includes a series of courses on African culture, history and politics. The curriculum is structured to give students the opportunity to examine the interrelated dynamics of class, gender and race.
3.0 - 6.0
NOTE: AFEN 265, AFEN 266, AFPS 240, AFPS 350, AFPS 353 and ENGL 286 may be used to complete this category only if the course was not used to fulfill one or more of the 12 credits listed above.
1.0 - 2.0
Total Credit Hours: 18.0
Through an integration of the liberal arts and the professions, Hood College provides an education that empowers students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement.
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