Herbert G. Ruffin II
200 Sims Hall
Joan Bryant, Horace Campbell, Linda Carty, David Kwame Dixon, Kishi Animashaun Ducre, Casarae Gibson, Janis A. Mayes, Herbert Ruffin II, S.N. Sangmpam, James G. Williams
This interdisciplinary department offers the opportunity for study, research, and community involvement in African American Studies and enables students to explore cultural, literary, historical, political, socioeconomic and other issues affecting African Americans, as well as links with continental Africa and the Caribbean. The department offers a minor and a major, leading to a B.A. degree, and enables students to specialize in the social sciences or in the humanities. Students seeking a B.A. degree in African American Studies must successfully complete AAS 112 /ANT 112 and either AAS 231 or AAS 232 before formal admission to the major.