Expand Your Studies
How to Apply/Declare
Current Undergraduate Students: Declare or change your minor by completing an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form.
Prospective Undergraduate Students: Apply for admission to UMass Boston by completing an application. Start by reviewing the first-year and transfer application pages for important information about requirements, deadlines, and application status checks. Use the links below to apply:
Introductory Course (3 Credits)
- AFRSTY 110 - African-American History I 3 Credit(s)
- AFRSTY 111 - African-American History II 3 Credit(s)
Electives (12 Credits)
Take four courses offered through Africana Studies at the 200-level or higher. At least two courses must be 300-level or higher.
Complete 18 credits from six courses, including two introductory courses and four electives.
Pass/fail: No more than one course taken pass/fail may be applied toward the minor.
Residency: At least four courses applied toward the minor must be completed at UMass Boston.
Isabelle Ribeiro Antoine, Administrative Assistant
Wheatley Hall, Floor: 04, Room: 00098
Isabelle.Ribeiro [@] umb.edu
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