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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

African American Studies Minor

Program Description

Interested in learning more about the African American experience through a historical, literary, or socioeconomic lens? Consider a minor in African American studies. You can specialize in the social sciences or the humanities track.

Each year the Department of African American Studies selects graduating majors and minors as recipients for the following awards:

  • Anna Julia Cooper/Carter G. Woodson: Award for Academic Achievement in the Major of African American Studies.
  • W.E.B. DuBois: Award for Outstanding Scholarship to an African American Studies for highest overall GPA.
  • Fannie Lou Hamer: Award for Outstanding Community Service.
  • Angela Davis/Walter Rodney: Award of Academic Achievement in the Minor of African American Studies.