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Undergraduate African American Studies

2019 Spring Term

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3 Units

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.


3 Units

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

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.


3 Units

A HISTORY OF BLACK MIGRATION IN THE U.S. (DV)(GE)

African American Studies 321

This course will examine and analyze the impact of Black migration from rural south to the northern urban centers since the turn of the century.


3 Units

AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1800 TO THE PRESENT (DV)

African American Studies 345

A survey of essays, prose, fiction, drama, and poetry written by African-Americans from the Colonial period to the present.


3 Units

BLACK POLITICAL AND SOCIAL THOUGHT

African American Studies 365

This course will utilize a Pan-African approach to provide an organized and systematic pattern of social and political ideologies/thought put forth by Black publicists and theorists concerning the organization of their society. As such, it will survey the principal personalities and major protest movements that have emerged in the Diaspora African Community, as well as pay special attention to selected African ideologies and personalities involved in shaping Black political and social thought.

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