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2020-21 Hamilton Holt Undergraduate 
2020-21 Hamilton Holt Undergraduate [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

African and African-American Studies Minor

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The mission of the Africa and African American Studies (AAAS) program at Rollins College is to foster an awareness of the contributions and impact of people of African descent on the western hemisphere and a greater understanding of the complexity linked to the global African Diaspora.


Six (6) courses, including two (2) core courses, three (3) electives, (two (2) of which must be at the 300-level) and a senior independent study capstone with a significant community engagement component.

Core Courses (2)

Two courses, one from Group A (non-US topics) and one from Group B.

Pick One from Group A

Pick One from Group B

Elective Courses

Three (3) elective courses, two (2) of which must be at the 300-level or higher. Students must choose one (1) course from Group C, one (1) from Group D, and one (1) from either.

Pick One from Group C

  • ANT 259 - Contemporary Middle East and North Africa Credit(s):
  • ANT 277 - Gender in the Middle East and North Africa Credit(s):
  • ARH 243 - The Art of African Textiles, Dress, and Fashion Credit(s):
  • ARH 341 - African Art and Colonialism Credit(s):
  • ENV 340 - Environmental Justice Credit(s):
  • LAC 200 - Foundations of Latin American and Caribbean Culture and Society Credit(s):
  • POL 302 - The Politics of Global Poverty Credit(s):
  • POL 306 - Muslims in Western Politics Credit(s):
  • SE 320 Strategies for Changemakers Credit(s):
Pick One from Group D

  • CMC 350 - Topics in Media and Cultural Studies (Topics vary. Contact program director for list of approved topics.)
  • Credit(s):

Senior Research

  • AAAS 499 - Independent Research Project Credit(s):

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