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African American & African Diaspora Studies

Minor in African American and African Diaspora Studies

Students must complete 15 College of Arts and Sciences credit hours in African American and African Diaspora studies, including:

  1. African American History.
    • AAAD-A 355 or AAAD-A 356 African American History I-II.
  2. African American Literature.
    • AAAD-A 379 Early Black American Writing, or
    • AAAD-A 380 Contemporary Black American Writing.
  3. At least one additional course for a minimum of 3 credits at the 300–400 level, which may count toward the 9 credit hours in a concentration area.

Students must take at least 9 credit hours in a single concentration area: (1) literature, (2) arts, or (3) history, culture, and social issues. Courses are selected in consultation with the academic advisor. At least 9 credit hours must be taken in residence at IU Bloomington.

In fulfilling the above requirements, students must meet all other College requirements for minors.