Q: What types of jobs are available to graduates with a minor in African American Studies?
A: Everything. There are no limitations. African American Studies is excellent preparation for law, politics, public policy, teaching, or business, and many more opportunities.
Q: Will an AAST course count for my major and my minor simultaneously?
A: Yes and no. If you take an AAST course that is offered by your major department, it may satisfy a requirement for your major, at the same time that it counts towards your AAST minor. However, you must still take 18 hours of courses – in addition to the hours required by your major – to receive a minor. So, you may get dual credit but the hours only count once.
Q: Do I have to be enrolled in the AAST section of a cross-listed class in order to get credit towards the minor?
A: No. You can get credit towards the minor regardless of whether you are enrolled in the AAST or main section of a cross-listed course.
Q: Can a class I took at another institution count towards the AAST minor?
A: It depends on whether the class is comparable to those offered at UTA. You may submit a request to the Center for African American Studies Director, including a copy of the syllabus or some other record of the course content, to be considered. Only 3000 and above courses are eligible.