Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog

African American and Diaspora Studies, B.A.


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African American and Diaspora Studies (AADS) offers undergraduates an opportunity to engage in an interdisciplinary examination of the history, culture, and life of African Americans and the African diaspora from ancient times to the present day.

University Studies Program


This degree requires that The University Studies Program 2015  requirements are met before graduation. Some of the courses required for this major fulfill USP requirements, but not all. Students should check their degree evaluations and consult with their assigned academic advisor to discuss their specific course plan.

A&S College Core


The College of Arts and Sciences requires:

  • D - Diversity (3 credits)
  • G - Global (3 creits)

Major Requirements


The B.A. in African American and Diaspora Studies consists of 35 credit hours:

Lower Division Course


3 or 6 credit hours of a lower division (1000- or 2000- level) AAST course, excluding core courses. Chose one OR two of the following:

Foreign Language


8 credit hours of a single foreign language. The courses below list some, but not all, possible options:

Additional Requirements


Grade Requirements

AAST classes applied to AAST degrees must be passed with a grade of C or better.

Additional Information

In order to provide a broader range of relevant and enriching courses, in any given year the program in AAST offers topics courses and courses cross-listed with other majors and departments.

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