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African and Black Diaspora Studies (Minor)

A minor concentration in African and Black Diaspora (ABD) studies provides students with a general knowledge about African and Black Diaspora Studies. Many students minor in ABD to complement their major field studies.

Six courses (24-quarter hours) are required for the ABD minor. ABD courses that fulfill Liberal Studies Learning Domain requirements can also double-count towards the ABD minor.

Course Requirements​

Course Title Quarter Hours
ABD 100INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN AND BLACK DIASPORA STUDIES4
Select one of the following:4
ABD 200
AFRICA: PEOPLES, CULTURES, IDEAS AND MOVEMENTS
ABD 206
AFRO-CARIBBEAN AND AFRO-LATIN AMERICA: PEOPLES, CULTURES, IDEAS AND MOVEMENTS
ABD 208
AFRICAN AMERICA: PEOPLES, CULTURES, IDEAS AND MOVEMENTS
Select one 300 level course4
Select one of the following:4
ABD 391
CAPSTONE
Approved field elective (to be approved by the ABD chairperson)
Select two ABD electives8

​Students majoring in African and Black Diaspora Studies (BA) are restricted from earning this minor.

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