The African American Studies Department (AASD) at the University of Maryland fosters academic excellence in teaching and research on African-American life, history and culture. AASD's commitment to the development of intellectual growth for...More About Current Students ➔
AASD Student Opportunities
Find out how to become an AASD major; earn a Certificate in African American Studies; or, apply for the Minor in Black Women’s studies. Learn the requirements of each major concentration track and more. Let a faculty member mentor you as you...More About AASD Student Opportunities ➔
Mentoring is the hallmark of Maryland’s African American Studies Department. The department affords numerous opportunities for faculty to guide the development of AASD students, from the intensive one-on-one thesis experience under faculty...More About Prospective Students ➔
Frequently Asked Questions
Useful information for AASD Undergraduates!