Advising Handbook 2023-2024 
    
    Jul 21, 2024  
Advising Handbook 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Black Studies


Black Studies
Academic Bulletin

Area of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies
Program: Minor

Black Studies (BLKST) is a 20-credit minor that requires the following and can best be constructed in consultation with the Black Studies Coordinator, Professor Alyssa Ribeiro:

Take all of the following required courses (12 credits)

  • BLKST 100, Introduction to Black Studies
  • BLKST 255/HIST 255, African-American History to 1865 OR BLKST 257/HIST 257, African-American History since 1865 (students can sign up under BLKST OR HIST)
  • BLKST 300, Critical Race Theory OR BLKST 305, Black Feminist Thought

Choose two classes from the following list of electives (8 credits)

  • BLKST 174/RELST 174 (students can sign up under BLKST OR RELST)
  • BLKST 255
  • BLKST 236/ENGL 236 (students can sign up under BLKST OR ENGL)
  • BLKST 355/COMJ 355 (students can sign up under BLKST OR COMJ)
  • BLKST 374/RELST 374 (students can sign up under BLKST OR RELST)
  • COMJ 460
  • ENVSC 352
  • HIST 261, 269, 324, 345, 347, 563, 571, 572
  • PHIL 210, 215, 275
  • POLSC 303, 344, 482
  • PSYCH 451
  • RELST 146
  • WGSS 210, 275, 310, 410

Black Studies is an Interdisciplinary Studies minor and so may be combined with any other program on campus as a major.

If a student has questions, please refer them to:
Professor Alyssa Ribeiro
Arter Hall 214
814-332-4319
aribeiro@allegheny.edu (email preferred)