Dec 03, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

African American Studies Minor

The African American Studies minor at Flagler College is an interdisciplinary (“integrated”) minor that coordinates courses on people of African descent in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean into a coherent and rewarding academic offering that encourages students to think critically about the global black experience.  The program is designed to facilitate the development of critical thinking skills that will challenge students to become thoughtful, reflective, an engaged citizens of a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic global community.  Multidisciplinary methods of inquiry and research give students a range of theoretical approaches to the central questions and concerns of Diaspora studies–including history, race, culture, identity, diversity, and society.  The African American Studies program will also promote a campus climate that encourages students to reflect upon and discuss contemporary issues regarding race, ethnicity, and culture from a position of informed understanding.

Minor Requirements

The African American Studies Minor requires a minimum of 21 hours, including the required HIS 110 .  Students must select their remaining courses from  three elective categories with a minimum of two courses coming from each category (18 minimum hours).

Required Course (3 Hours)

Electives (18 Hours)

Art, Literature, and Communication (6 Hours)

Complete at least two courses from the following:

Selected Topics

The Kenan Distinguished Professor of History in consultation with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, will consider relevant “Selected Topics” courses (those with the 340/440 classification number) for the minor on a case-by-case basis.