Undergraduate Minor

To graduate with a minor in African & African American studies, students must complete AAAS 2000, AAAS 4020, and 12 hours of electives. Of the 12 hours, six must be at the 3000 level or above and at least three hours must focus on a geographical region other than the US. The electives must be chosen from at least two divisions and three departments:

Division I - History and Culture: AAAS 2410, AAAS 3024, AAAS 3120 (Non-US), AAAS 3122 (Non-US), AAAS 3901, AAAS 3902; ANTH 4050, ANTH 4051 (Non-US), ANTH 4053, ANTH 4470; HIST 2061, HIST 4055, HIST 4067, HIST 4068, HIST 4072, HIST 4081 (Non-US), HIST 4200


Division II - Politics and Society: AAAS 2050 (Non-US), AAAS 2511, AAAS 3024, AAAS 3425, AAAS 3901, AAAS 3902; POLI 4038, POLI 4039, POLI 4078 (Non-US); SOCL 2721, SOCL 4511; WGS 2900


Division III - Literature, Language, and the Arts: AAAS 2410, AAAS 3044 , AAAS 3341, AAAS 3901, AAAS 3902, AAAS 4322 (Non-US), AAAS 4323 (Non-US); ENGL 2674, ENGL 3674, ENGL 4173, ENGL 4220, ENGL 4674; FREN 4064, FREN 4070 (Non-US); LING 4716; MUS 2000


Note: This course listing is not exhaustive. Special topics courses relevant to AAAS offered by participating departments may be counted towards the minor requirements with prior approval from the program advisor. For additional information, contact the program director, African and African American Studies, 135 Howe-Russell, 225-578-4256, or via e-mail at aaasdirector@lsu.edu.

A picture of avaiable AAAS Courses