The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

Woodson Institute Minors

African American and African Studies Minor

Requirements


A minor in African American and African Studies consists of completion of AAS 1010 and AAS 1020 with a grade of C or better in each course; twelve credits beyond AAS 1010 and AAS 1020, chosen from the list of approved courses posted on the Woodson Institute’s website; and a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses counted toward the minor. Up to six credits of relevant study abroad may apply to the minor. Up to three courses (9 credits) counted toward the minor may also count toward the student’s major.

Declaring an AAS Minor


Students considering a minor in African American and African Studies may consult any AAS faculty advisor, or contact the Director of Undergraduate Programs (DUP), Andrew Kahrl.

The procedure for declaring a minor in African American and African Studies is as follows:

African American and African Studies Minor Declaration Form (pdf)

 

AFRICAN STUDIES MINOR 

Requirements


A minor in African Studies comprises the following:

  • Six courses (totaling 20 credits) taken from at least two departments. There are no prerequisites.
  • Students must take HIAF 2001 and HIAF 2002 and earn a grade of C or better in both courses 
  • Take twelve more credits approved by the African Studies faculty advisor
  • Earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses counted toward the minor.
  • Up to six credits of relevant study abroad may apply to the minor.
  • Up to three courses (9 credits) counted toward the minor may also count toward the student’s major.

Declaring an AS Minor


The procedure for declaring minor in African Studies is as follows:

  • Make an appointment with the AS Faculty Advisor, Andrew Kahrl, whose office is in Minor Hall 102.
  • Print the African Studies Minor Declaration Form (pdf)
  • Be prepared to discuss the courses you have taken, or plan to take, to fulfill the AS minor requirements.

African Studies Minor Declaration Form (pdf)

 

 

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