Undergraduate African American Studies
2012 Fall Term
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INTRODUCTION TO BLACK CULTURE (DV)(GE)
African American Studies 100
This course is an introduction to the experiences, literature, art and music of Black people. Emphasis will be placed on major Black contributions to American culture. Special attention will be paid to Black studies as a discipline.
MODERN BLACK AMERICAN HISTORY (DV)(GE)
African American Studies 141
A critical examination and analysis of the status and role of Black Americans in the United States since 1865.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN POLITICS (DV)(GE)
African American Studies 261
The course examines the African-American experience of race, ethnicity, class, and gender within the context of American political landscape. It will therefore explore the unique history, content and forms of African-American political participation as well as their struggle for freedom and equality as full citizens in the workings of various American political institutions.
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE (DV)(GE)
African American Studies 270
This course provides lower level undergraduate students with systematic sociological understanding of the historical and current experiences of African American people. (Cross-listed with Sociology)