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African American Studies (Z096)   

Program Title and Classification

African American Studies

Graduate Certificate Program

College: Behavioral and Social Sciences

Admissions Information

Certificate not accepting applicants for Fall 2018.

General Requirements:

Program-Specific Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation (2)
  • CV/Resume

For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School website:

Application Deadlines

Type of Applicant FallSpring
Domestic Applicants:
US Citizens and Permanent Residents
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International Applicants:
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas
A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants.
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Other Deadlines: Please visit the program website at

Degree Requirements

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.)

Total CreditsCore Requirements

18 credits required

In addition to the course requirements, students must complete either a Graduate Research Project or Practicum Internship for an additional 3 credits.

Course requirements:

AASP 611: Classic Texts and Contemporary Issues (3 credits)

AASP 621: Public Policy and Black Communities (3 credits)

Additional AASP course (3 credits)

Two electives (6 credits)




Associated Information