African American Studies - A.B.

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Degree & Major: African American Studies - A.B.
College Name: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Department Name: African American Studies Program
Jessica Couch, Academic Advisor
126 Leconte Hall

Dr. Lesley Feracho, Associate Director
African American Studies
(706) 542-5197

Kendra Freeman, Office Manager
African American Studies
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Degree Requirements

College-wide Requirements

University-wide Requirements

Description: African American Studies majors must take AFAM(HIST) 2000 as a part of Area V or Area VI of the general education curriculum. In addition to AFAM(HIST) 2000, students seeking a major in African American Studies must complete 24 credit hours in African American Studies courses for a total of 27 credit hours. Students must choose twelve (12) hours from one area of concentration listed below and six (6) hours from each of the other two areas: History and Culture; Behavioral and Social Inquiry; Languages, Literatures, and the Arts.

Available Graduate Programs: The Institute for African American Studies offers a graduate certificate in African American Studies. The program is designed for currently enrolled graduate students in good standing who are matriculated in Master's, Doctoral, Professional, and Specialist degree programs, as well as non-degree seeking enrolled graduate students.