The Africana and African American Studies minor provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to central issues in African, African Diaspora, Caribbean and African American history, literature, and culture. The minor permits students to concentrate in one of these areas or to combine courses from among the many offerings to create a distinctive program.
American Studies minor is the interdisciplinary study of American culture and life at the regional, national, and international levels. American Studies is a multi-dimensional hybrid of history, economics, sociology, politics, art, literature, and popular culture.
To appreciate the Asian peoples—their languages, their history, their society, their political/economic systems—and the Asian experiences in the United States, the Asian studies minor is designed to be broadly inclusive.