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Undergraduate Program


Overlap Policy

No more than two courses used to complete the minor in African and African-American studies may overlap with courses used to complete another concentration or minor. For a complete list of overlap course restrictions see the Overlap Policy.

Declaring Your Major

  1. Fill out the blue Rochester Curriculum Registration Form, available from the College Center for Academic Support, Lattimore 312. You can fill it out yourself or with the help of your advisor.
  2. Get the signature of the Frederick Douglass Institute's Curriculum Director. You can do this by visiting the Curriculum Director in person or by leaving the form for him to look over and sign in Morey 302.
  3. Take your completed form to the College Center for Academic Support in Lattimore 312.


Cilas Kemedjio
Curriculum Director, Frederick Douglass Institute
Morey 303
(585) 273-5346

Jeffrey Tucker
Department of English
Morey 418
(585) 275-2064

John Michael
Department of English
Morey 417
(585) 275-4974

Joan Saab
Department of Art and Art History
Morey 423A
(585) 275-7922

Stephanie Li
Department of English
Morey 319
(585) 275-5760

Larry Hudson
Department of History
RRL 460
(585) 275-4557