African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

AADS Programs Offered

Students in the AADS department will learn the skills and analytical framework necessary to engage in interdisciplinary approaches geared toward the examination of the lives of people of African descent throughout Africa and the African Diaspora, including the United States. UT undergraduate students can:

  • Earn an AADS Bachelor's of Art degree,
  • Earn a Race, Indigeneity and Migration (RIM) Bachelor's of Art Degree,
  • Earn an AADS minor, or
  • Complete a Certificate in African Studies. 

    Additional information about advising and degree requirements is on the AADS Advising webpage.

Current Course List

Course Lists are for informational purposes only. They do not replace department or university catalog requirements, and are not a substitution for official advising. Offical Advising is currently being done by the College of Liberal Arts, Student Division Advisors.

Prior Year Degree Requirements and Course Lists

2014-16 AADS Degree Requirements

2016-18 AADS Degree Requirements

2018-20 AADS Degree Requirements

Additional information is available in the university catalog.


Current Course List

Questions about curriculum requirements should be directed to the CoLA Student Division Advisors.

2020-2022 AFR Degree Plan