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The African American Studies Program

The African American Studies program (AAST) is an interdisciplinary      program of study that exposes students to the history and culture of African Americans in the United States and connects those experiences to the peoples of Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.  Students who minor in AAST will take eighteen (18) credit hours, and these courses will provide students with studies in racism, colonialism, and slavery as well as the art, music, and literature of blacks in Africa and the Americas.