Candidates for the Ph.D. in other programs may obtain a doctoral minor in Afro-American studies by completing a minimum of 12 graduate credits in the department, of which only 3 may be directed-study credits. Three of the 12 credits must be a seminar course. Advance approval by the candidate's major advisor is required for the doctoral minor.

Faculty: Professors Greene (chair), Adell, Drewal, Plummer, Thornton, Werner; Associate Professor Clark-Pujara; Assistant Professors Almiron, Davis