African American Studies


This minor explores the applied roots of African American studies with investigation of a range of perspectives in the African diaspora.

About this Program

Department Information

The African American Studies program is one of the fastest growing majors at UF. The degree program provides students with a variety of innovative courses by applying creative cultural methods of teaching while examining the African American experience.
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Of the total credits, no more than three may be individual work or internship credit. Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Required Courses

AFA 2000Introduction to African American Studies3
AFA courses (3000/4000 level)6
AFA 3110Key Issues in African American and Black-Atlantic Thought3
AFA 4936African American Studies Senior Integrative Seminar3
Total Credits15