African and African-American Studies, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 18

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N015

The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.

No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/No Pass.

Students must successfully complete at least 18 hours of courses acceptable for major credit in AFAM, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement.

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the African and African-American Studies program.

Required Course
AFAM 2003Introduction to African and African-American Studies3
Electives
Choose 15 additional hours AFAM courses or courses from other departments as listed on the AFAM major degree sheet, as approved by AFAM Program Director (9 of these hours must be upper division)15
Total Credit Hours18
  • Minors in the College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.
  • Approved May 2009