2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Africana Studies (AFST) Minor

Required Minor Courses
AFST 1714Introduction to African American Studies3
or AFST 1814 Introduction to African Studies
AFST 4354Topics in Africana Studies (may be taken twice under different topics)3
Elective Courses
Select twelve credits of the following: 1 12
African Religions
African-American History (1619-1877)
African-American History (1877-present)
The Civil Rights Movement
Race and Racism
The Black Woman in the U.S.
Sports and the Afro-American Experience
Black Aesthetics
African American Images in Film
African American Leadership for Social Change
History of African-American Theatre
Blacks in the Performing Arts
Independent Study (variable credit)
Undergraduate Research (variable credit)
Total Credits18

at least 6 credits must be 3000 level or above. 

A minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses taken to fulfill the minor is required.

For additional information contact: The Sociology Department, 560 McBryde Hall, 540-231-8971, http://www.soc.vt.edu or Africana Studies Program Director, Dr. Ellington Graves, egraves@vt.edu, 540-231-7343, 564 McBryde Hall.