Coordinator: Joseph Flynn, Associate Director of Academic Affairs, Center for Black Studies
This certificate is designed to provide interested students with a strong sense of the African American culture and experience and its impact on individuals and society.
The certificate of undergraduate study is open to all students admitted to NIU. Students must maintain good academic standing within the university, achieve a minimum grade of C in each course applied toward the certificate, and complete all certificate work within a period of six calendar years. Some courses may have prerequisites that are not part of the certificate curriculum. Students pursuing the certificate should meet with the coordinator for this certificate of undergraduate study early in their program of study.