Black World Studies

(18 semester hours)


Open to all majors, this interdisciplinary program offers students an opportunity to understand languages, culture, politics, and values of black people in a global context. Moreover, the study of black people and black experience may better prepare all students to cope with the ever-increasing demands of a multicultural world. This program stresses critical thinking, reflection, and informed action.


A minimum 2.0 g.p.a. is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). This minor satisfies the Thematic Sequence requirement of the Global Miami Plan. Students planning to take this minor should consult with the chief program adviser.


Black World Studies Program
120 MacMillan Hall
Oxford, OH 45056