Afro-American Studies Program Requirements

Program entrance requirements: Admission to, and retention in, the Afro-American Studies Program as a major requires a cumulative 2.30 grade point average.

Program completion requirements: For the BA in Afro-American Studies, 39 credit hours are required in the major, and 124 total credit hours are required for graduation. 24 hours are required for the minor. The required grade point average for both programs is a cumulative 2.30.

Afro-American Studies Minor (24 credits) Includes AAS 101, AAS 102, AAS 330, AAS 433, and 12 credits from the following elective list: AAS 105, AAS 166/DAN 166, AAS 264/PSY 264, AAS 286, AAS 287, AAS 288, AAS 289, AAS 290/ENG 290, AAS 291/ENG 291, AAS 301, AAS 405R/PSC 405R, AAS 407T/PSC 407T, AAS 432/HIST 433, AAS 434, AAS 435, AAS 436, AAS 440, AAS 491/ENG 495A, AAS 492/ENG 495B, AAS 499, ANTH 461, ENG 499, ETS 305, ETS 350, ETS 360, ETS 440, ETS 470, ETS 475, ETS 499, HIST 497, HIST 498, MUS 130, PSC 401I, PSC 403Z, PSC 480A, SOC 471/ETS 471, WMST 113.

Not more than one of the following courses may count toward the minor in Afro-American Studies: ETS 305, ETS 350, ETS 360, ETS 475, PSC 401I, SOC 471/ETS 471, WMST 113.
Use of the following courses for minor credit requires permission of the Director of the Afro-American Studies Program: ENG 499, ETS 440, ETS 470, ETS 499, HIST 497, HIST 498, PSC 403Z, PSC 480A.

Afro-American Studies Major

Core Requirements

English Composition—ENG 101 and ENG 102

6 credits

English Literature—ENG 231 or ENG 232

3 credits

Constitutions

4 credits

Mathematics

3 credits

Distribution Requirement (Social Science)
Humanities and Fine Arts

9 credits

Life & Physical Sciences & Analytical Thinking
PHI 102, and two courses from life & physical sciences category;
at least one must be a lab

9 credits

Multicultural

See notes

International

See notes

Degree Requirements

See notes

Social Science

9 credits

Fine Arts

3 credits

Foreign Language/Foreign Culture

6 credits

 

Major Requirements—39 credits

AAS Core
AAS 101, AAS 102, AAS 330, and AAS 433

12 credits

IDS 495

3

AAS Literature
AAS 290/ENG 290, AAS 291/ENG 291,
AAS 491/ENG 495A, or AAS 492/ENG 495B

6 credits

AAS Electives

18 credits

AAS Elective List:
18 credits from the following elective list: AAS 105, AAS 106, AAS 166/DAN 166, AAS 264/PSY 264, AAS 286, AAS 287, AAS 288, AAS 289, AAS 290/ENG 290, AAS 291/ENG 291, AAS 301, AAS 331, AAS 405R/PSC 405R, AAS 407T/PSC 407T, AAS 420, AAS 432/HIST 433, AAS 434, AAS 435, AAS 436, AAS 440, AAS 491/ENG 495A, AAS 492/ENG 495B, AAS 499, ANTH 461, ENG 499, ETS 305, ETS 350, ETS 360, ETS 440, ETS 470, ETS 475, ETS 499, HIST 497, HIST 498, MUS 134, PSC 401I, PSC 403Z, PSC 480A, SOC 471/ETS 471, WMST 113.
Not more than two of the following courses may count toward the major in Afro-American Studies: ETS 305, ETS 350, ETS 360, ETS 475, PSC 401I, SOC 471/ETS 471, WMST 113.
Use of the following courses for major credit requires permission of the Director of the Afro-American Studies Program: ENG 499, ETS 440, ETS 470, ETS 499, HIST 497, HIST 498, PSC 403Z, PSC 480A

Related Area

18 credits

(Additional credits related to the student's academic or vocational interests, as approved by the Director of the Afro-American Studies Program); or a minor.

Electives

11–14 credits

 

Minimum Degree Requirement Total

120 credits

Notes:
Every student must complete a 3-credit multicultural course and a 3-credit international course. Courses satisfying other requirements may simultaneously satisfy the multicultural and international requirements except that one course cannot satisfy both the multicultural and international requirements. UNLV's multicultural requirement is met by Afro-American Studies majors through any of the following required courses: AAS 101, 102, 330, or 433.

At least 18 credits of the required 42 upper-division credit hours (300–400 level) must be in the major.

AAS courses fulfill all requirements met by ETS courses.

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