African American Studies Graduate Minor

for the Graduate Minor in African American Studies

department head: Ronald Bailey

overview of admissions & requirements:

overview of grad college admissions & requirements:

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department faculty:

department office: 1201 West Nevada, Urbana, IL 61801

phone: (217) 333-7781
fax: (217) 244-4809


The Department of African American Studies also offers a graduate minor in African American Studies. The minor is designed to complement graduate work in a variety of disciplines. Students wishing to take advantage of the minor must be in good standing, and must apply for acceptance into the minor.

Graduate Programs in African American Studies

African American Studies Concentration

participating programs:

African Studies, MA|Educational Policy, Organization and Leadership, MA|Educational Policy, Organization and Leadership, PhD|Educational Psychology, EdM (not online)|Educational Psychology, MA (not online)|Educational Psychology, MS (not online)|Educational Psychology, PhD (not online)|History, MA|History, PhD|Political Science, MA|Political Science, PhD|Sociology, MA|Sociology, PhD

African American Studies Graduate Minor

AFRO 500Core Probs African-Am Studies4
Elective hours from approved departmental list, 4 of which must be at the 500 level8
Total Hours12