The AAS major is currently under revision. Students should contact an advisor for assistance.
A minimum of 10 courses is required, including:
One of the following four introductory courses:
- AAS 106/HIS 106: Colonial and Contemporary Africa
- AAS 110/HIS 110: Introduction to African and African-American Studies
- AAS 141/HIS 165: African-American History I
- AAS 142/HIS 166: African-American History II
Seven African and African-American studies electives*
AAS 297: Colloquium in African & African-American Studies
AAS 380: Senior Seminar**
*No more than two electives can be at the 100-level and at least four must be grouped in either the social sciences or humanities. At least one must address foundational or methodological issues in an established discipline. See the curriculum director for a list of courses.
**Students may also take a Senior Tutorial when the seminar is not possible.