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  • So Much More than a Minor
  • Knowledge is Power
  • The African American Studies Minor (AASM) at University of California San Diego
  • Studying Social Justice

Only when Lions have historians, will hunters cease being heroes. —African proverb

So Much More Than a Minor!

The African American Studies Minor (AASM) at the University of California San Diego is an interdisciplinary field of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. AASM is a scholarly examination of African American life, history and culture as it has taken shape within the U.S. and helped to transform the nation.