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Minor in Black Studies


Students seeking a minor in Black Studies must complete 15 credit hours. At least two (2) of the content area studies courses must be 2000-level or above, and one (1) of the area studies courses must be 3000-level or above. A minimum grade of C- is required in each minor course. A minimum GPA of 2.0 in all combined minor coursework is required to earn the minor.

A minor consists of at least 15 credits, including at least 6 credits numbered 2000 or above, 9 of the required credits must be taken in MU course work. This requirement can be reduced from 9 to 6 at the discretion of an individual department. Students must meet the minimum GPA requirements for a minor, which in no case can be lower than 2.0. In addition, a student cannot receive a grade lower than a C- in any course applied towards a minor in the College. For more information, please see Requirements for Optional Minor.

BL_STU 1000Introduction to Black Studies3
Three hours of Black Studies coursework in each of the four content areas (consult Black Studies department for course options)
Black Politics3
Arts, Literature, and Culture3
Africa and African Diaspora Studies3
Gender, Race, Sexuality, Class3
Total Credits15